Forgiving: The Hidden Dimension of Exceptional Leadership

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This article explores the concept of forgiveness in the context of leadership, and suggests that forgiveness is one of the keys that distinguish mediocre or ineffective leadership from the exceptional. Below, the authors analyse the forgiving personality through a psychodynamic lens, and discuss how truly transformational leaders use forgiveness to advance societies, organisations and individuals.

Ken Donaldson‘s insight:

“Truly transformational leaders are acutely aware of how costly it is to hold on to grudges, and how an unforgiving attitude keeps people from moving forward.”

See on www.europeanbusinessreview.com

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