Death of Deference

What does it mean to be a vulnerable leader?

The traditional “hero” model of leadership may have worked before, but it is broken. In a VUCA world, deference is no longer a given.

Business can feel defensive, and traditional leadership models encourage leaders to keep distance between themselves and their employees. Our cultural idea of “professionalism” puts a wall between the self we bring to work and our authentic self, and it encourages others to do the same. However, in order to get the most out of people – their creativity, their engagement, their purpose – they need to be encouraged to bring in their whole self.

How can embracing your vulnerability make you a better leader? Read our whitepaper from CEO Stuart Mackenzie from the learning and development blog.

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