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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Learn - Exploring Non-Traditional Leadership


Over at the Leadership Learning Collaborative blog, they posted a great read by Jah'Shams Abdul-Mu'min about his experience and research into world cultures and their leadership models. Here is a great quote from the article:
Non-Traditional Leaders are infectious change agents whose leadership credibility emerges from the cultural, economic, spiritual, and social conditions that shape their community. They are men, women, young people, and elders whose unique experiences and skills allow them to work across different cultural boundaries. Non-Traditional Leaders inspire positive change with startling speed because they know what is going on; can bring people together; and can provide specific information, and identify assets in the community.
This one is worth taking the five minutes to read and reflect upon.

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