The third White Paper in a new series on Transpersonal Leadership, explores why we need a more sustainable approach to leadership and how we can shift from the old mechanistic view of leadership to a more sustainable effective one that is appropriate for the 21st century.
Download this essential White Paper to learn more about how you can become a more relevant and less obsolete leader and lead in a way that sustains rather than drains you and others.
Sustainable leadership, is leadership that delivers sustainable high performance through creating the conditions in which everyone thrives, thereby ensuring that the organisation and all of its stakeholders experience sustainable success. As such, it is an integral part of Transpersonal Leadership.
“100 years later we are back where we were, a new world struggling with an old structure that is no longer fit for purpose. If businesses want to be successful they need to be authentic, genuine and real”
This is a quote from Sir Bob Geldof who was keynote speaker at a conference on trust that I attended in London in October 2014. I was struck by this pattern of getting stuck in an old view of the world that is no longer appropriate and finding it difficult to shift as I had personally experienced this in my own life. Maybe you have too.
Sir Bob explained that in the 19th century it took two world wars to shift our perspective to one appropriate for the 20th century. We are now 16 years into the 21st century yet many of our institutions including our organisations and their leaders are stuck in a 20th century mind-set. What is it going to take for us to shift to a perspective appropriate to the 21st century? What does this mean for the shift we need to make as leaders?
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Paperback – 2017-05-08
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Hardback – 2016-12-19
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Hardback – 2016-11-11
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Hardback – 2015-11-17
Given the recent financial crises and scandals, the rise of corporate social responsibility and the challenge of environmental sustainability, few would disagree that the role of ethics has taken centre stage in the management of organizations. In reality, however, organizations have found it…
Paperback – 2014-01-17
Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development
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