Many people believe being a boss is all about telling others what to do. From another perspective, some of the most effective leaders give their people huge problems to solve. The leader steps back and allows staff and management figure it out. While this can be disruptive, it is a powerful path to breakthroughs.
The trick to this method is being able to navigate self and others through chaos and uncertainty. Those are two aspects of life that most want to avoid. Yet, the breakthrough is almost always on the other side of a breakdown. Therefore, you must be able to lead others through the breakdown.
What are your thoughts? How do you lead people into a breakthrough?