My work with Response Training in the Northern Territory allows me to dive into one of my favourite topics: Emotional Intelligence in Leadership.
Excellent and inspired leadership always includes a degree of emotional intelligence and one aspect of good leadership is the ability to share the power with the team as you never know where expertise will be discovered.
A recent ABC podcast explores this https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/this-working-life/this-working-life-how-to-make-leadership-development-more-useful/14050738
and highlights the the research behind the benefits of collaboration over calling in an expert.
Bad leadership is characterised by chaotic communication and can produce toxic workplaces producing burnout and high staff turnover. Many of us, however, can remember the best bosses we ever had and how these incredible people have had a lasting impression often directing the trajectory of our working life.