Archive for January, 2008

Leading through conversations

If you try to imagine the act of exercising leadership, you can think of an ancient king urging his horse, raising a sword and shouting to his army to follow him. Or, you can think of a great leader delivering a charismatic speech. These typical images do not, however, reflect the fact that leadership normally happens through conversations. This is the basis for a dialogic leadership model presented by William N. Isaacs. Continue reading ‘Leading through conversations’