As we close out summer on this Friday, it is a great time to reflect. Think about the types of messages you’ve gotten from me for however long you’ve been a part of this journey. For the most part, I try and provide small tidbits that can provide immediate value. It is an incremental approach.
However, at the point that you truly become a strategic leader, you will have transformed your leadership. A transformation means that you have fundamentally become a different kind of leader. I think we have this idea that transformations are magical events that happen all at once, like a light switch flipping on, but this isn’t usually true. Transformation happens one small step at a time, just like any meaningful change.
In the late 1990’s Jack Mezirow and others actually developed a theory about the process by which people experience transformative change, a theory I fully subscribe to. For leaders, my interpretation goes something like this:
If you go back to the series of posts on the Cube of Development, you will notice some connections.
Do good and be well,