Welcome to The Leaderful Partnership, a development consultancy that aims to become
the partner of choice for organisations seeking inclusive and adaptive leadership.
A form of leadership that will deliver:
Increased staff engagement and discretionary effort
Higher levels of innovation, growth, change and learning
Improved stakeholder, shareholder and community value
Sustainable performance for long term gain
Our knowledge economy now exists in turbulent times. Organisations striving for
higher quality and increased customer satisfaction levels now need to deliver a more
authentic legacy at an affordable cost. They also need to give stakeholders, staff
and partners a far greater say in how these aspirations are delivered as World 2.0
brings blurred boundaries and increasingly complex corporate challenges.
Given this new reality, many are questioning the traditional approach:
Our senior executives, no matter how confident they appear to be, have become overwhelmed
with the multitude of challenges we face – are they really capable of addressing
the dynamic unpredictability of our time and of our future?
Handing over responsibility and accountability to a select few is now surely doomed
to fail – how can they cope and what can we do to help them?
Given the complexity of our environment, what form of leadership is best able to
meet these unfolding, ‘more with less’ challenges?
The impact of this means that the purpose and practice of leadership has shifted.
What used to be the preserve of a privileged few, has become owned by the many.
Where once organisations sought leaders, they now seek leadership – from ‘I’ to
‘We’, from Leader-led to Leader-full.
Progressive leadership thinkers and practitioners now recognise that the challenges
we face needs more collective, connected and collaborative organisations.
We call them Leaderful Organisations.
Therefore, Our Purpose is to help organisations become more Leaderful* by mobilising
collective wisdom in order to develop inclusive and adaptive leadership that is better
able to deliver long-term value for stakeholders, customers, staff, partners and
*Based on the term originally coined by Joe Raelin ‘Creating Leaderful Organizations’