One of the hallmarks of leadership is to have immersive experiences that you can relate to personally, and then nuancing them to help develop your own people working with you. However, short of being hands-on on every single task, what are some of the options for gaining such experiences, especially for an emerging leader, a leader in training, or even a leader already entrenched in the field but placed in even more challenging environments?
Why should leaders start looking beyond new Western management thought and the singular and often quoted Art of War? Can leaders learn from mission-critical professionals like airline pilots in managing people and businesses better? A recent radio interview presented us the opportunity to share our thoughts.
Editor Joy Tang, of Worksmart Asia, has kindly featured our enhanced training programs, at http://worksmartasia.blogspot.sg/2018/01/flightleaderscom-to-enrich-programmes.html
Seamus, our leadership trainer, spoke in a 20-minute TED-style talk, titled “What’s Next Leadership – Lessons from Ancient China and Japan”, at the recent APATS 2016 (Asia Pacific Airline Training Symposium) in Singapore, based on the Servant Leadership for Aviation program we have. The talk was a distilled version featuring our BRM™ principles (benevolence, rectitude, and mindfulness).