Ki ThoughtBridge is proud to announce that Katherine Tyler Scott was just selected as a 2021-2022 ILA Fellows by the International Leadership Association. Each year, ILA recognizes a select group that give back to the field of leadership.
In conversation with a number of friends and colleagues about the recent violence in the United States Capital during which thousands of mostly white men and white nationalists stormed it looking for the leaders of the Congress and defiling, defacing and destroying property and symbols of democracy for hours, I heard some trying to make sense of what happened as “good people doing bad things;” or “good people making bad choices.” Many people of conscience are trying to understand what they saw, what it means and how and why it happened...
Medical research indicates mixed messages heighten anxiety and confusion in patients. In addition to the patient, the family or support system should also be treated. Systems and teams are no different. Confusion is normal during change. If a leader injects conflicting messages, the systems becomes trapped and preempted from transformation.
The International Leadership Association (ILA) is featuring many thought leaders in a discussion on leadership during a pandemic. Read a foreword by Katherine Tyler Scott and her article.