Concepts of Leadership I used to think that running an organization was equivalent to conducting a symphony orchestra. There is more improvisation. If you have the desire and willpower, you can become an effective leader.
Learning to embrace the dualities is so important right now. Especially after so much of our conditioning from the past as you mentioned regarding black and white, all or nothing thinking, labeling things and people as either good or evil, right or wrong.
Difficult to stop doing! Thanks to the work of Jung and many others since then, we DO get to learn better ways of understanding our dualities. Instead of rejecting them, we can embrace them. In fact, my next post in my series will be about vulnerability.
Before I can consciously move into…. I accept that I am feeling vulnerable. I feel we are all about two truths and we must find the balance. Thank you Samantha for your very insightful thought and comment. Lolly Sharon Reed Always easier said than done!
May, The gray space as you call it Sharon is the space of where we know if we are in our heart. Because it takes heart and patience. Gray is not easy for those of us who have so much to give, so much to do, and so much to learn. Thanks Sharon for your comment.
You know I love your heart and soul. Lolly Kent Julian May, The best principles and practices in life and leadership are usually found in the midst of healthy tension between two positive ideas. May, Stated beautifully; The best principles and practices in life and leadership are usually found in the midst of healthy tension between two positive ideas.
Thanks for sharing your beautifully stated truth Kent!Effective leadership is about the duality of Master and Servant - a Zen-like philosophy.
The concepts of leading without leading, flowing among leadership styles, and understanding the role of leader as both Master and Servant are essential to effective leadership and to eliciting excellence. 4 Towards a New Model of Leadership for the NHS Preface This paper was commissioned by the NHS Leadership Academy as a contribution to thinking about the future development of leadership in and around the NHS.
In mathematics, a duality, generally speaking, translates concepts, theorems or mathematical structures into other concepts, theorems or structures, in a one-to-one fashion, often (but not always) by means of an involution operation: if the dual of A is B, then the dual of B is A.
The path to leadership for the African American women was fought on two different fronts. One front was the battle for racial equality, and the other was women’s rights and suffrage.
Those issues were two of the largest civil right issues in American history. The foundation is a concept of opposites that are contrary but not contradictory, that exist as points on a spectrum—not black and white, but darkness AND light..
Instead of choosing one and rejecting the other, we accept both, we . 4 Towards a New Model of Leadership for the NHS Preface This paper was commissioned by the NHS Leadership Academy as a contribution to thinking about the future development of leadership .