O'Reilly logo

Managing Agile Projects by Sanjiv Augustine

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Embodied Leadership

Until now, we have discussed leadership primarily as a cognitive skill. The leadership practices presented thus far can be assimilated by the agile manager at an intellectual level. But, leadership is more than a cognitive skill—it is also a personal presence that goes beyond cognition into the realm of the physical. Through a personal leadership presence, leaders embody the values and qualities that draw people and influence them to follow of their own free will. Followers accept leaders at a personal level almost unconsciously, because leaders embody and project openness, accessibility, integrity, and trustworthiness through their physical presence. This quality of the body to communicate through nonverbal or somatic language ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required