Leadership is an interesting and a “mysterious” subject, as it is both science and art. It’s identifiable, but can be quite challenging to measure quantitatively. Charisma, character, competence, creativity and care are the 5Cs used to recognize a leader. And the culmination of those 5Cs is “leading by example.”
Managers use various tools to take note and outline their strategies and plans. However, without a smooth execution, all those strategies and plans would mean nothing. The true essence of management, after all, is the ability to turn potentials into deliverables. And it would require a strong commitment from the management and all stakeholders.
The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) announces today the launch of its new brand purpose, mission and promise. As the association reflects on the past six decades of representing the quality standard in executive search and leadership consulting, The Association of Executive Search Consultants and its global membership also look to the future of the profession in a rapidly changing business environment.
Holistic leadership refers to a leadership model where the leader sees one’s self as more than a “leader,” but also owns in-depth understanding of others as followers within an environment. Thus, leadership itself is a journey that leads all who are involved in a transformation or a transforming experience. In other words, it is a comprehensive approach to leading others.