Point of View | March 31 | BeecherHill

Leadership and Persuasion

Al Pittampalli, author of Persuadable: How Great Leaders Change Their Minds to Change the World, outlines a surprising attribute of great leaders: a willingness to be persuaded.  Though this runs counter to common conceptions of leaders as self-assured and firm, considering new evidence and being open to changing one’s mind provides extraordinary advantages.  Key among these advantages is improved accuracy in forecasting the future and accelerated growth.

To view the post, please go to Harvard Business Review.

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