The New Leadership Literacies

Thriving in a Future of Extreme Disruption and Distributed Everything

Bob Johansen

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"The New Leadership Literacies" by Bob Johansen is a thought-provoking guide for leaders navigating the increasingly complex and uncertain times ahead. Filled with actionable advice and insightful perspectives, Johansen brings attention to the critical shift in leadership skills required to thrive in the 21st century.

Drawing on his extensive research and experience as a futurist, Johansen presents a compelling argument for the emergence of five new leadership literacies. These literacies, ranging from 'Maker Instinct' to 'Clarity,' challenge traditional leadership models and encourage leaders to embrace innovation, adaptability, and foresight.

Johansen emphasizes the importance of cultivating empathy as a leadership skill, along with the ability to navigate through disruption and ambiguity. He advocates for leaders to become 'digital activists,' harnessing the power of technology for positive change and leveraging digital platforms for collaboration and engagement.

Moreover, Johansen recognizes the significance of 'gracious leadership,' where leaders prioritize empathy, compassion, and humility in their interactions. Through relatable stories and actionable tips, he highlights the transformative impact of this approach, fostering trust and empowering teams to reach their fullest potentials.

"The New Leadership Literacies" serves as a timely resource for leaders seeking to navigate the complex and uncertain future effectively. Johansen's concise and practical insights make this book an invaluable tool for both aspiring and seasoned leaders, empowering them to embrace the shifting dynamics of leadership and drive meaningful change in their organizations and communities.

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