The Leadership of Empowerment | Lloyd Williams

Some inspiring word by my good friend, mentor and brother…

Throwback Leadership Development

In 600BC Lao-tzu declared that: “[a] leader is best when people barely know they exist; not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worse when they despise him. But of a good leader, who talks little, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, then they will say: ‘we did it ourselves.” The title for this first Throwback Leadership Development Blog has been adapted from a book: Learning as a way of leading: lessons from the struggle for social justice by Preskill & Brookfield. Studying this book has transformed my analysis of contemporary leadership modalities and catalyzed the genesis of my own journey towards leadership wholeness.

Throwback Leadership Development, now five years on, has to date been the Everest in my leadership induction. Over the last ten years I have been afforded the opportunity to fulfill multiple roles both as a leader and a follower in some of the…

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