I was blessed to attend a Leadership Seminar way back in January this year. My friend, Triza Akuka a leadership coach invited me under the auspices of the Leadership Circle. The founder and CEO of the Leadership Circle Mr. Bob Anderson, an authority in matters leadership development and research was the main speaker of the day. I wish to share some learnings of the day which I borrowed from some hand outs shared on that day.
There are essentially two types of Leadership; Creative versus Reactive Leadership.
The Case for Creative versus Reactive Leadership
The top ten strengths of Creative Leaders:
The top ten strengths of Highly Reactive Leaders
However, the Reactive Style has great liabilities that cross out its strengths. Consider,
A truly effective leader mentors and develops others, is self aware, is authentic, has integrity, is courageous and is aware of the environment that he or she operates from.