Dr. Carol Pearson: Understanding the Transforming Leader

April 13, 2015
Hosted by Georgetown ITL Faculty

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No organizational leaders can succeed in today’s fast evolving and highly connected world on their own. Through a project funded by the Fetzer Institute, Dr. Carol Pearson spent three years exploring what transforming leadership means with thought leaders from many fields. The resulting book "The Transforming Leader: New Approaches to Leadership for the Twenty-First Century", draws on psychology, sociology, neuroscience, social networking theory, organizational change theory, myths, traditions and actual experiences to discover how leaders today achieve transformational results. Join Host Kate Ebner and Dr. Pearson to learn what today’s leaders must know to succeed in a complex world. This show will reframe the challenge of leading and offer an overview of what transformational leadership is, how it works, and how it is evolving.

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