secure leadership…..

A management guru I met recently at an education institute made a very interesting comment. He said the mood of leaders one is encountering these days is rather uncertain about themselves – they discount what they know or are good at and maximize or emphasize what they do not know. Almost  too scared of sharing and exposing their vulnerabilities. Now does that not make for a uniquely lethal combination of insecurity and isolation!   Perhaps the uncertain economic situation of the recent past has contributed to this loss of confidence. Or that the leadership attributes required to be successful in the new economy have undergone a serious change and leaders are struggling to unlearn and learn with the agility that will help them