In Praise of the Incomplete Leader With Deb Ancona of the MIT Leadership Center

April 20, 2015
Hosted by Georgetown ITL Faculty

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We’ve come to expect a lot of our leaders; we can help people become better leaders by helping access new ways of thinking about leading. Deb Ancona and her colleagues at MIT have developed a model of leadership that leaders of every stripe can relate to. Join Guest Host Neil Stroul for a conversation with Deb Ancona, director of the MIT Leadership Center, for a discussion of what great leadership looks like. Drawing on her recent article in the Harvard Business Review, Deb will share the four capabilities that are essential for today’s leaders and help distribute leadership across the organization rather than having it all rest on one leader. Deb Ancona will share key distinctions about effective leadership, ideas that are being taught in the classrooms at the Institute for Transformational Leadership. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a gifted and passionate teacher.

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