The Power of Core Values for Leadership


As I use this Covid19 time to ‘sharpen the saw’ as Stephen Covey exhorts us, I’m loving reading the latest edition of The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes & Posner. They’ve been researching for decades now on how to make extraordinary things happen in organisations. There’s so much talk all the time around organisational values and they’re important of course – provided that they’re real and not of the vanilla variety that we see so often accompanying organisational mission statements. What’s really bowled me over is Kouzes & Posner’s research showing the vital importance of our personal values as leaders – in [...]