Leadership Learnings September 2011

20 September 2011 By Stefan Grun

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We all make mistakes, but how you recover from a blunder can be the sign of a great leader.

The world recently commemorated the anniversary of the September 11 attacks.  Former New York Fire Chief Dan Daly responded at Ground Zero and he visited Australia in June.  Watch him share his thoughts on leading a happy and successful life.

It’s one thing to inspire people, another to marry their aspirations with reality.  According to Dave Logan, it’sconnecting the two that makes a ‘once in a generation’ leader.

Leadership is not an occasional task.  It’s about everything we do, everyday,writes corporate director Nilofer Merchant.

Should leaders go on holiday?  Yes, says Rosabeth Kanter, as long as they put a little thought into how they go about it.