To be a great leader in the 21st century requires us to think differently. Traditional approaches to leadership still focus on skills and competence, whereas the new paradigm recognises the need for leaders to think about how they think. How they think determines what they do. Some writers distinguish between horizontal and vertical development. Developing horizontally is about learning new skills; developing vertically is about accessing new ways of thinking.

This short film illustrates the five ways of thinking with reference to the different ways we saw leaders globally manage the effects of COV-19.

This short paper summaries the five different ways of thinking systemically and how they apply to leadership. Click here to view short paper