The 4 Leadership Passions of Our Times

Purposeful Orientations in Modern Leading

Dr Michael Heng

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The Blue Leader is constructed from blending the research and writings on strategy, leadership, social responsibility, people management, sustainability and business excellence.

Passions are feelings of love. Love is a combination of powerful emotions embodying boundless energy that creates and drives creativity and accelerates motivation often to and beyond the point of human endurance. Passion is the life essence of leadership. Leadership is essentially a particular passion to build better, lasting organisations through mobilizing and developing people followers to their best potential as validated by increasing levels of excellence in individual, group and community performance.

Love ignites like fire. The ecstatic love inherent in Blue Leaders energises and motivates others through the compelling influence of their visions of future possibilities. Blue Leaders imagine and visualize what their organisations can be. The passions in the pursuit of purposeful organizational goal or destination(s) provide the life energy driving their vision(s) as they lead and engage their people followers in navigating through respective terrains of opportunity.

The passions of Blue leaders thus provide the basis for understanding the nature and purpose of the organizational goal, which is also the linchpin of effective Blue Strategy. Everyone can be a leader. Blue Leadership is inclusive and non-elitist. Blue Leadership is best suited for this era of uncertainty and permanent turbulent change.

Blue Leadership is nurtured and cultivated by perfecting the skills necessary to materialize its essential 4 passions through conscious, deliberate and continuous experiential learning towards the attainment of self-mastery. Blue Leaders are not genetically born since everyone is already a leader of sorts at birth. The leadership journey of Blue Leaders is one of learning rather than training and education. The essential skills of Blue Leadership are learnt rather than taught.

The 4 Passions of Blue Leaders are Strategy, Service, People and

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Dr Michael Heng

Top 50 Global Thought Leader and Influencer on CSR, Explorer, Enabler. Top Writer in Poetry. Drives ventures and enterprises. ILLUMINATION Editor and Writer.