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Leading From Within: Shifting Ego, Ceding Control, and Rising Empathy

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Sophie Wade: Leadership is in the midst of a major makeover. The shift marks a significant move away from Henri Fayol's autocratic “command-and-control” type management theories and methodologies which have been in vogue since the early 1900s. Another factor relates to the fundamental essence of the employer-employee relationship that is evolving as empathy becomes a key characteristic of new leadership. Future-of-Work leaders leadership Sophie Wade

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The Role of a Manager Has to Change in 5 Key Ways

Harvard Business

“First, let’s fire all the managers” said Gary Hamel almost seven years ago in Harvard Business Review. ” Today, we believe that the problem in most organizations isn’t simply that management is inefficient, it’s that the role and purpose of a “manager” haven’t kept pace with what’s needed. These have become the default dimensions of a manager. Restrictive to expansive: Too many managers micromanage.

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