Why Leaders should behave more like Skippers
In today’s context where informal networks in- and outside work shape a lot of people’s opinions and behaviours, leadership has as much to do with bestowment from the top as with adhesion from one’s “followers”.
Leadership has more and more to do with the ability to create mutual trust between the person who sets the direction, specifies the objectives and defines the intents and the people who will make things happen.
For a leader this means an even bigger focus on team dynamics for the early detection of signals indicating that his or her team veers off the performance course into the issues zone.
When looking for leadership styles which could be used as role models for leaders and whose key attributes are their capacity to get the best out of their people at any time, all the time, skippers onboard offshore racing sailboats offer a very apt choice.
In order to help businesses grow leaders with the same team leadership qualities as offshore racing skippers, ALL4ONE consulting has developed the ALL4ONE TROPHY project and team performance simulation, by using the same insights making racing crews some of the most efficient and resilient teams that exist.
Read more about it in the following article.