Tag Archives: Transforming Leader

Leadership Spirit at the International Leadership Association Conference, Montreal

Next week, I’ll be presenting at the International Leadership Association (ILA) Conference in Montreal, sharing a new training exercise that integrates values-based authenticity with Shapeshifter Leadership development! It’s definitely time for the Shapeshifter-with-integrity to rise up and claim its space in our leadership archetypes and stories. Innovation, out-of-the-box thinking and new ways of knowing ourselves […]

The Dangers of Being Extraordinary: Matt Reed on Transformational Leadership

This Inside Higher Ed blogger offers a self-limiting take on visionary leadership. Matt Reed, Community College Dean and Cultural Studies scholar, argues that “superstars come and go…. On the rare occasions when a superstar is genuine, the main issue is succession: what happens when the superstar moves on?” He seems to believe that charisma is […]

Review of “The Transforming Leader”

The Integral Leadership Review just published a review of the collection I was part of, The Transforming Leader. The author (not credited) wrote: “Here is a group that is getting the attention it deserves for fresh ways of thinking about leadership.”  

Michael Malone: Shapeshifter Leadership in the Virtual Economy

Technology journalist Michael Malone releases his new book this week, The Guardian of All Things: The Epic Story of Human Memory. It sometimes takes the profoundly interdisciplinary journalistʻs mind to tap into science in a way that challenges our ideas of who we are. Take his 2009 book, The Future Arrived Yesterday: The Rise of […]

Green Business Leadership: Sustainable Authenticity

My article, “Towards Green Business Leadership: Ecocentric Authenticity and Sustainable Management,” has been published in Business Leadership Review‘s special issue on Sustainable Business Practices. Three cheers for the field, to open up such an interesting debate, and welcome  such diverse articles! In my article, I argue that an ECO-centric style of leadership and management needs to […]