Basically, our organizations are groups of humans using a variety of tools and processes to produce something good in the world. We cannot escape that leaders are humans trying to help other humans in their pursuit of some goal.
We can try to augment, extend, and overcome our humanity, or we can seek to accept, enhance, leverage, and maybe even transcend our current conception of our humanity.
Humans are at once simply bags of plasma and stardust and the most powerful force for creativity and good known in the universe.
Great leaders keep alive this balance in themselves and in their teams. Great leaders meet the immediate needs of their teams well also holding them to their highest aspirations and possibilities.
How do we as leaders work with both of these realities in ourselves and in our teams? [Dialectic jig – coming soon]
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