The future-capability of society… involves
rethinking in the educational sector, above
all among those doing the learning and
—Rita Sussmuth (1998)
Isolation is expensive. Why? Because the new coin of the realm is information and relationships. What we know and who we know both count. Unless we are firmly connected to those we depend on and those we serve, we will very likely lose touch, and that's something we can't afford to do.
Part 1 makes a case that leaders, to be successful, need to be connected generalists. It also presents 12 guiding principles for leaders who are capable of the continual process of creating a future.