Do you have the Character it takes to Lead?
Leadership is a human endeavor and although people vary greatly at an individual level, as a group we fundamentally operate today in the same way we have operated since the beginning of recorded history. With that foundation, we looked for a timeless model to support our notion that leadership is a function of character and for leadership to be great, character needs to be great as well.
Today’s complex society and organizations are still human endeavors so the ancient model of character applies. However, how it applies is bounded by the reality of our quantum age. Learn how...
In the June 2010 edition of Leadership Excellence, editor Ken Shelton states, "I concur with Phil Eastman: 'It would be nice if becoming an effective leader were easy - and if all the ideas and techniques you read about or experience in workshops were simple to use. However, the real world is something else again. Becoming a great leader is hard work. The leadership development industry has softened the reality of leadership, boiling it down to formulas, tips and tricks.
The ability to lead is built on character. Leadership is a life long pursuit in which time and experience matter greatly. It is fraught with pain and exhilaration. Every leader leads from his or her character.'
Read Phil's article, Character of Leadership, in the June 2010 edition of Leadership Excellence.
Keynote Speech by Phil Eastman
How well do you:
- Understand your own strengths and exploit them for the good of the organization?
- Demonstrate openness to new ideas that may initially appear to contradict existing beliefs?
- Assure that the organization has a clear and compelling vision of the future?
It's free, timely, quick, and what you learn will be invaluable. Aren't you curious how you stand up to the "Elements?"