What is Adaptive Leadership?

“Adaptive leadership is about a beautiful question —How much of my history and how much of the way I’m living my life now do I want to take forward into the future? And how do I move forward among competing priorities, commitments and interests?”

Alexander Grashow helps leaders answer these questions and come to new clarity. “If we can answer those questions well,” says Alexander, “people can live their life purpose, their spiritual calling, and their pragmatic calling in much more active ways.” If you are contemplating how to live your calling in a more active way, we think you will really enjoy Alexander’s insights on adaptive leadership and how it intersects with the arts, healing, and the unique era in which we currently live.

Alexander is a LifePlan facilitator, speaker, and advisor to leaders around the world. He’s been a confidential advisor to a U.S. President, activists, and change agents in their most critical moments of transition. He is co-author of the book the Practice of Adaptive Leadership.

Links from this episode:

What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada

The Practice of Adaptive Leadership by Ronald Heifetz, Marty Linsky and Alexander Grashow

Good Wolf Group – Learn more about Alexander’s work here.

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