Leadership Development Kit

What leadership and management have in common

What leadership and management have in common

Ever since Abraham Zaleznik’s classic Harvard Business Review article “Managers and Leaders: Are they different?”, the contrast between management and leadership has been subject to debate. Sometimes the two roles have been seen as complementary, with the understanding that leaders are more people-oriented and managers are more focused on processes and structures ... 

Building leaders – A canvas for leadership development

Building leaders – A canvas for leadership development

Leadership is something like the secret sauce of modern organizations. Managers who are strong leaders are seen as a key factor for any organization dealing with challenges, such as technological disruption, intensifying competition and regulatory burdens. It is the leadership capacity that makes organizations prepared for an unknown future ... 

How to set-up co-leadership

How to set-up co-leadership

Co-leader set-ups have a bad reputation. At least in the corporate world where the opinion is that co-CEOs – or other shared leadership roles – are prone to destructive power-struggles, constant tensions over strategic decisions, and blurred accountability. And yet there are some good (and some less good) reasons to have shared leadership structures in the corporate board room and beyond ...