Explore Meaning Making Important to the coaching process is supporting the leader and the collective of which s/he is a part to gain clarity about how they make meaning in the face of change and ambiguity. One approach is to explore meaning making in levels that parallel those of learning: performance enhancement, individual and system change, and transformation–a change in meaning. Executives that I work with currently are finding the exploration of transformational learning, the learning about the learner, to …
Stuart L. Hart and Clayton M. Christensen, “The Great Leap: Driving Innovation from the Base of the Pyramid,” MIT Sloan Management Review, Fall 2002, 44,1.
This article represents a larger view of leadership, business leadership, in the sense of a system leading on a developmental edge in a way that transcends many of the issues we face as a people on the planet earth. It presents a systemic developmental perspective that transcends and includes notions like that of Jonas …
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The mission …
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- “Leaders and followers are both following the invisible leader – the common purpose. While leadership depends on depth of conviction and the power coming therefrom, there must also be the ability to share that conviction with others, the ability to make purpose articulate. And then that common purpose becomes the leader. And I believe that we are coming more and more to act, whatever our theories, on our faith in the power of this invisible leader. Loyalty to the invisible
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In a report on research about leadership, the authors defined their study as “meaning making in a community of practice.” [Ospina, Sonia et al, “Co-producing Knowledge: Practitioners and Scholars Working Together to Understand Leadership,” Building Leadership Bridges 2002, Cherrey and Matusak, eds., International Leadership Association.] They went on to write,
“Leadership is perceived as a process in which people come together to pursue change, and in doing so, collectively develop a shared vision of what the world (or some part …