We’re discussing how to build your leadership like an architect builds a home. There are specific steps you should take: choose the location, select a style and finally, create the blueprint. Last time, we covered how to select a location. Next time, we will cover designing the structure. Today though, we dig into selecting the style of structure.
There are countless architectural styles, as there are leadership styles. To narrow our focus, in both architecture and leadership, we pick broad categories to use as guide posts:
The timeless, rustic cabin presents a feeling of comfort, familiarity and shelter. Yet it is often found withstanding the harshest environments. The rustic cabin leader is friend to those they serve and the toughest barrier to the opposition. Herb Kelleher is an outstanding example of this leadership and structural style.