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Chapter 14: Responsible Leadership and Governance
Today's leaders must do business with their heads up, sensing and interpreting the evolving world around them, sensitive to the needs and priorities of others inside and outside their business, to make new connections and brilliant compromises, and have the ability to see the new opportunities as they emerge. (Fisk, 2010)
So begins Peter Fisk in what he has to offer on the subject of inspiring leadership. I'd like to commence this chapter by bullet-pointing some of this sentence's core elements and ideas:
- sensing, or sensitive, to ‘other’ – to see
- interpreting, what's happening inside and outside the organization
- embracing the new and what's emerging
- making connections, even through compromises.
Inspiring leadership according to Fisk is also about followship ...