Leader as Facilitator
You know, someone who tells you what to do, how to do it, and when to do it? Someone who seems to have all the answers — even when they’re not asked!
Don’t be surprised; you’re not alone. And, worse yet, not only do leaders often assume the know-it-all position, many of us work with people who think they know everything. It is epidemic.
This style of leadership is based on the old model of “authoritative leader” in which the leader plays the role of “boss” and tells employees what to do and how to do it. This type of leader is the historic norm. Leaders can even go…