By Linda Fisher Thornton
This is the third installment in a series “5 Insights Into Leadership Development Future” Each post in this series will address a trend in leadership development and offer tangible actions for helping leaders. In case you missed them, here are the previous posts:
Part 1 on Global Trends
Part 2 on Wholeness
This third post in the series is about the trend toward growth and human development – that includes growth in leadership and growth toward becoming a better person.
We are talking more about the benefits of growth, and there is an awareness that people become better leaders through experience, travel, challenge and struggle. Here’s the bottom line –
There is a vast difference between a leader who KNOWS and a leader who GROWS.
The leader who grows is:
- More self-aware
- More humble
- More willing to adapt
- More open to learning
- More supportive when others make mistakes…
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