Yes! The full exercise of leadership involves creating useful maps and effective mirrors as well as giving influential leadership performances.
Yes! It is one thing to understand the importance of giving authentic motivational performances. It is quite another thing to create the time, energy and resources necessary to make these a success, and ensure the risks assumed are worthwhile. It is an important part of the broader exercise of leadership.
Yes! Leadership performances are challenging, especially given the difficulties many have with performing effectively and authentically ‘on stage’. It is particularly the case when faced with widespread change cynicism or fatigue, and multiple audiences with different interests and perspectives. Being mindful of these barriers and the challenges of acquiring the information and space necessary to bring about a successful performance is essential.