This excellent Harvard Business Review article by Kenneth Mikkelsen and Harold Jarche looks at why really good leaders are successful. The traits that set them apart and the simple fact that they understand, instinctively or otherwise, that constant learning is part of their role in a hugely diverse and rapidly evolving world.
These leaders we discover, learn fast and react quickly; not simply following text books but making connections through a wider awareness of their world and the influence and impact of those around them. Making creative leaps through relationship building, sharing ideas and innovative new technology.
“By seeking, sensing, and sharing, everyone in an organization can become part of a learning organism, listening at different frequencies, scanning the horizon, recognizing patterns and making better decisions on an informed basis.”
Read the full article: The Best Leaders Are Constant Learners