In his day, Plato expressed concern that the new technology of writing would irrevocably change the process and advances of learning or leading, which involved more speaking or listening than reading or writing.
Today, new approaches to learning and leading with the brain in mind, in addition to more media influences pose similar challenges. Sir Ken Robinson sweeps history of both through animated illustration of danger spots.
See any challenges here for innovative leaders in the new era?
Luckily new trends, such as an emphasis on collaboration and individual choices – also offer novel opportunities. At Mita International Brain Center, we’ve found that to change how you learn or lead can also expand innovative opportunities, for a greater number of people.
Leading by building shared communities of passion, is just one example, but a potentially powerful one for folks who struggled from diminished opportunities to develop new talents and contribute to a shared vision.
Luckily, we now know much more about how the human brain works when interest, commitment and passion for growth enter the leadership and learning mix.
Innovative leaders, however, often compare the wonders and woes of paradigm shifts from traditional to brainpowered leadership. The most common question we get?
Why is change from traditional to innovative so hard for some to embrace, and how do resources shift from people who guard status quo – to innovative leaders who sustain communities of passion?
How would you answer?