Much has been written about agile or adaptive leadership, and the importance of empathy and inner balance in the process. Here are some of the resources that inspired us to set up the program and embark on our own personal leadership journey.
What are the skills and capacities that those shaping our future should embody?
“Offer yourself to the world—your energies, your gifts, your visions, your heart—with open-hearted generosity. But understand that when you live that way you will soon learn how little you know and how easy it is to fail. To grow in love and service, you, I, all of us, must value ignorance as much as knowledge and failure as much as success.” (Palker Palmer)
+Acumen online course on adaptive leardership: http://www.plusacumen.org/courses/adaptive-leadership
“Life does not accommodate you; it shatters you.
Every seed destroys its container or else there would be no fruition.”
—Florida Scott-Maxwell, poet, playwright, and author
Bob Chapman’s Truly Human Leadership: https://www.trulyhumanleadership.com/
Center for Courage and Renewal: http://www.couragerenewal.org/approach/
“He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” —Aristotle