Archive for November, 2011

Leading Through The Viscera

Friday, November 4th, 2011

First off, I promise that this is not an anatomy lesson.

Rather, it is a discussion about leading. Or more precisely, a recommendation about how to lead in ways that genuinely connect with and move others to action. After all, the essence of leadership is to inspire people to take action; actions which they may not imagine themselves taking, but for the impetus from their leader. I contend that this inspiration rarely, if ever, makes its way through the frontal lobes of the recipient. The more common, direct and effective route is through the viscera of those being led. (more…)