As self-labeled “leaders,” we are familiar with all the lingo. We know that by definition being a “leader” requires “followers,” and that cases can be made on both sides of the “Are leaders and managers different things?” argument. From John Maxwell’s work on leadership alone, we know that there are at least 21 laws about » Read More
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Leadership is an illusion. There’s no such thing. I can see you’re reluctant to believe me. I’m sure you’ll be quick to tell me stories of kings and generals, princes and paupers. You’ll point to any number of politicians, preachers, and performers past and present, people in ‘positions’ of leadership or persons with potential for » Read More
Here’s a great brief post by Seth Godin on the principles behind the Lead Change Group and other communities. It’s great to consider what’s happening if you’re “not getting much” from your association with a tribe. Check it out.
In a previous post on servant leadership, we said “Servant leaders serve people in pursuit of a goal.” In Tribal Leadership, authors Dave Logan, John King, Halee Fischer-Wright wrote about the 5 different stages of tribes. The highest stages of tribal life form around a common purpose. (My review is here.) You may have thought » Read More
I’ve just finished listening to a book called Tribal Leadership Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization by Dave Logan, John King and Halee Fischer-Wright. I listened to an abridged audio version of the book that you can get for FREE! here, compliments of Zappos.com The authors define a tribe as a group of » Read More