“Lead with Intent” is at the core of most modern leadership philosophies. However most managers are still confused on exactly how to do it. There are a few keys to leading with intent that can illuminate the concept, improve your chances, and help you avoid costly mistakes.
The environment we are in is filled with complexity and change. If we lead with intent we abandon plan driven management, embrace uncertainty, communicate strategy, and trust people to carry it out.
A lot of managers, seeking to “lead with intent” simply communicate intent. Communicating intent is like gasoline. But like gasoline, by itself all you have is a high-potential for fire. This presentation is about is the car, and some of what it takes to build it, so the fuel can help you get from A to Z.