Issue 122 - 03 | Effective Leaders Create Discomfort

By Marcia Reynolds
Published Oct. 23, 2014 12:00 p.m.
“The best leaders make us feel unsure of ourselves.

They help us recognize that what we think is true, is not. Their reflections make us stop and think. Then their questions break down our frames. They create these disruptions with courage, care, respect, and a firm belief in our highest potential. Although we are uncomfortable, this moment of uncertainty allows us to formulate a broader view of what we can do and who we can be. These leaders strengthen people as well as organizations.”

About Marcia Reynolds | Dr. Marcia Reynolds works with clients around the world who seek to develop effective leaders. She understands organizational cultures, what blocks communication and innovation, and what is needed to bring people together for better results. She is the author of The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations Into Breakthroughs (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, October 2014).

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How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations Into Breakthroughs
Paperback  (9781626560659) 
Published 10/2014  by Berrett-Koehler Publishers 
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