Tuesday, May 24

“Silent Leadership”: What Is It, And Why Could An Introvert Make A Better Boss?

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  • BBC World News

Illustration of a female leader

Baxter believes that introverted leaders are less likely to scramble for rewards like money or power.

How is your boss? Sure? Decisive? Do you have an answer for everything?

Certainly, that’s what most people think of when you ask them about the characteristics of a good leader.

However, according to Dr. Jacqueline Baxter, now is the time to reevaluate this model.


Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu said that the best leaders are those who speak little and that, when the work is done, it is their followers who say, “We did it ourselves.”

“Look at the leaders around you,” says the UK Open University Professor of Public Policy and Management.


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