Episode #2 - What is adaptive leadership?
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The Innovate For Impact podcast is for leaders in the social sector who want to create a more innovative and impactful organisation.  Each episode is jam packed with tips on how you can deliver more impact, and we bring you stories from other leaders in the sector that are making a difference.

In this episode Dan Bentley & Tracey Newman explore the concept of adaptive leadership. They discuss what it is, why it is important and ways to use it in your organisation.

Here's a taste of what Dan & Tracey cover during their conversation

  • Dan talks about how leadership is situational and why adaptive leadership is important.
     

  • Rigidity and structure are important to have as guide rails, but can not be helpful in a fast-changing world.
     

  • How working with aged care providers to use the Aged Care Standards as a way to guide them in the right direction with their innovations.
     

  • Tracey talks about micromanagement and how leaders are actively avoiding being a micromanager and how they often tend to admit that they aren’t.
     

  • One of the benefits of having adaptive leaders was how quickly these leaders adjusted well when COVID hit and how it could really be critical especially that we’re seeing lots of changes.
     

  • Dan talks about one of their favorite training tools in their organization, the leadership decision making triangle, that can help your leaders to become better decision makers.

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