In Developing the Leader
Within You, Maxwell outlined five levels of leadership (please see Figure 1).
Because boards today are largely independent and meet in executive session, the leader
of the independent directors is inherently involved in all governance matters whether he is a non-executive chair or a lead director by any other name," says Jay W.
1) Backing empowered staff helps Johnson & Johnson to succeed by building trust with the leaders
16] Gardner lists nine skills: Defining goals, affirming shared values, motivating, managing, achieving workable unity, explaining, serving as a symbol, representing the group externally, and renewing the system over which the leader
Gartner does not advise enterprises to select only those firms in the Leaders
Examples include slandering persons with whom the leader
has differences, betraying confidences, intimidating, and not speaking truthfully.
Unfortunately, the leader
of the entire department did not think highly of Dr.
Kevin Cashman, in his book Leadership From the Inside Out: Becoming a Leader for Life, quotes Paul Walsh, chairman and CEO of Pillsbury: "The missing link in leadership development is growing the person to grow the leader
may first need to clarify his or her definition of the word "team" and spell out the desired team behavior.
Strategy can no longer be set and then executed over several years; today, the leader
must pick a course without excessive deliberation and fact-finding, put it into action with only part of the answer in hand, and then constantly adjust the strategy as events unfold.
Nayef Hawatmeh, the leader
of a radical Palestinian group that rejects peace with Israel, managed to greet and shake hands with Israeli President Ezer Weizman, prompting immediate protests from Israeli conservatives.
toward the envisioned goal; the leader
keeps a watchful eye on forces that