Leadership: Finding the Vision
Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity. We need it in our personal lives and we certainly need it at work! It means we can “bounce back” from difficult experiences.Research has shown that resilience is ordinary, not extraordinary. People usually show resilience but that doesn’t mean they don’t experience difficulty.Resilience isn’t necessarily something you are born with it – you learn how to show it.
In this knowledge based economy, the idea that leadership comes from someone who just happens to sit at the top of the organization chart becomes redundant. A new direction can emerge from any point in the organization where critical knowledge can be combined with creativity to generate an influential vision for the future. So, the leader becomes a facilitator who can create conditions in which new visions can be generated and developed.
Fact: nobody gets everything right 100% of the time! With good governance and clear focus you will ensure that your organization doesn’t suffer a fatal fall as a result of a poor decision from you