The saying “the right-hand doesn’t know what the left-hand is doing” doesn’t begin to describe the complexity in many organizations.
Rather than a pyramid, many of today’s businesses more often resemble the Hecatonchires
– gigantic creatures in Greek mythology with fifty heads and one hundred arms.
As organizational designs become more complex, traditional leadership models in their pure form become problematic. In light of this, much has been written about the need for more collaborative, facilitative, and shared leadership models. While we must continue to explore these models of leadership, we must also pay attention to self leadership
Self-leadership is not self-absorption; it involves looking inwardly to contribute outwardly.
How does self-leadership show itself?