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Jacinda Ardern

Author : Supriya Vani
ISBN : 0861540301
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Jacinda Ardern was swept to office in 2017 on a wave of popular enthusiasm dubbed ‘Jacindamania’. In less than three months, she rose from deputy leader of the opposition to New Zealand’s highest office. Her victory seemed heroic. Few in politics would have believed it possible; fewer still would have guessed at her resolve and compassionate leadership, which, in the wake of the horrific Christchurch mosque shootings of March 2019, brought her international acclaim. Since then, her decisive handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has seen her worldwide standing rise to the point where she is now celebrated as a model leader. In 2020 she won an historic, landslide victory and yet, characteristically, chose to govern in coalition with the Green Party. Jacinda Ardern: Leading with Empathy carefully explores the influences – personal, social, political and emotional – that have shaped Ardern. Peace activist and journalist Supriya Vani and writer Carl A. Harte build their narrative through Vani’s exclusive interviews with Ardern, as well as the prime minister’s public statements and speeches and the words of those who know her. We visit the places, meet the people and understand the events that propelled the daughter of a small-town Mormon policeman to become a committed social democrat, a passionate Labour Party politician and a modern leader admired for her empathy and courage.

Jacinda Ardern

Author : Supriya Vani
ISBN : 9780861540310
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Jacinda Ardern was swept to office in 2017 on a wave of popular enthusiasm dubbed ‘Jacindamania’. In less than three months, she rose from deputy leader of the opposition to New Zealand’s highest office. Her victory seemed heroic. Few in politics would have believed it possible; fewer still would have guessed at her resolve and compassionate leadership, which, in the wake of the horrific Christchurch mosque shootings of March 2019, brought her international acclaim. Since then, her decisive handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has seen her worldwide standing rise to the point where she is now celebrated as a model leader. In 2020 she won an historic, landslide victory and yet, characteristically, chose to govern in coalition with the Green Party. Jacinda Ardern: Leading with Empathy carefully explores the influences – personal, social, political and emotional – that have shaped Ardern. Peace activist and journalist Supriya Vani and writer Carl A. Harte build their narrative through Vani’s exclusive interviews with Ardern, as well as the prime minister’s public statements and speeches and the words of those who know her. We visit the places, meet the people and understand the events that propelled the daughter of a small-town Mormon policeman to become a committed social democrat, a passionate Labour Party politician and a modern leader admired for her empathy and courage.

Jacinda Ardern I Know This To Be True

Author : Jacinda Ardern
ISBN : 9781760874124
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Politician, feminist and champion for social equality, Jacinda Ardern epitomizes the modern leader. In this warm and candid interview, the fortieth Prime Minister of New Zealand discusses her childhood growing up in rural Aotearoa New Zealand, her journey into politics, and the lessons she has learned along the way. From her thoughts on climate change and women's rights, to the horrific Christchurch mosque attacks, she reflects on the matters and moments that have impacted her most. With sincerity and insight, she highlights the importance of kindness, compassion and inclusivity, while stressing the need for authenticity in a fast-paced and highly digitized world. At once inspiring and uplifting, her words are a compelling reminder of our shared humanity and a call to action to young leaders and activists around the world. Created in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, I Know This to Be True is an uplifting new series inspired by his legacy. Extraordinary figures from diverse backgrounds answer the same questions, sharing their compelling stories, guiding ideals, and insightful wisdom. The result is a collection brimming with messages of leadership, courage, compassion, and hope. Delivered in lovely, giftable hardcovers with vivid photographic portraits throughout, these books offer encouragement and guidance to future leaders, and anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the world.

You Re Probably Not Crazy

Author : Janine Jeanson
ISBN : 9781039105393
Genre : Self-Help
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If you have ever felt like your emotions have no place in either your professional life or your personal one, you’re not alone. Janine Jeanson has been there, and she’s determined to educate readers so we can break the cycle of unhealthy emotional behaviour and begin to heal. Peppered with personal stories and anecdotes—some painful, some funny, and all raw and authentic—Jeanson shares her own experiences navigating her feelings. Her honest perspective will provide comfort, clarity, and encouragement to emotional people everywhere. Any adult who has felt the need to stifle their emotions in the name of gender roles will find this book a useful, illuminating, and encouraging addition to their bookshelf.

Adaptive Leadership In A Global Economy

Author : Mohammed Raei
ISBN : 9781000523171
Genre : Business & Economics
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With the entire world experiencing the global pandemic and its aftermath, VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous) conditions have never been more extreme and the need for adaptive leadership never more urgent. But how is adaptive leadership applied outside Western cultures? How can it be taught through leadership development programs? Which tools enhance its practice and its teaching? How does adaptive leadership relate to other key theories and practices? This volume answers these questions and more as it illustrates how adaptive leadership practices address some of the world’s most pressing challenges-political and cultural division, remote work, crisis management-across a variety of sectors. Adaptive leadership has been explained as a key leadership approach for dealing with adaptive, as distinguished from technical or predictable, problems, especially prevalent in complex environments. However, adaptive leadership scholarship has suffered from a lack of conceptual clarity and casual application of its core concepts. It remains solidly Western in its prescriptions. This book will expand readers’ understanding of adaptive leadership and its potential to solve local and global adaptive challenges and will explore its relevance and application to cultures outside the United States. Aiming to increase conceptual clarity about adaptive leadership to enhance future scholarship and application and illustrate novel approaches and perspectives, this book will be of interest to researchers, academics, practitioners, and students in the fields of leadership, strategy, and organizational studies.

Transforming Education

Author : Miranda Jefferson
ISBN : 9781350130067
Genre : Education
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Working away from trends in government policy, this book takes a future-oriented re-imagining of schools with a focus on four innate human capacities: collaboration, critical reflection, communication and creativity. Miranda Jefferson and Michael Anderson draw together examples of practice from around the world to provide a reimagining of education. They show how our schools can be sustainably transformed to be places of support, challenge and joy in learning, responsive to students' needs and the needs in our workplaces and wider society. Readers are empowered to use knowledge and experience to create the reality they would like to see in their school, building engaged, innovative and active learning, pedagogy curriculum and leadership. Key ideas are summarised at the end of each chapter along with an extensive referencing and bibliography, and a supporting glossary.

Jacinda Ardern

Author : Madeleine Chapman
ISBN : 9781743821312
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern is a leader for a new generation, one tired of inertia in the face of pressing issues such as climate change, immigration and the rise of far-right terrorism. Ardern was catapulted onto the international stage with her grace and compassion following the Christchurch mosque shooting. Oprah Winfrey invited us to ‘channel our inner Jacindas’ as praise for Ardern flooded headlines and social media. The world’s youngest female head of government, and only the second elected world leader to give birth while in office, Ardern describes herself as a progressive and a social democrat. In this revealing biography, journalist Madeleine Chapman discovers the woman behind the headlines. Politically engaged from an early age, Ardern has encountered her fair share of sexism, but rather than let that harden her she advocates ‘rising above’ critics. In her first press conference, she announced an election campaign of ‘relentless positivity’. The tactic was a resounding success: donations poured in and Labour rebounded in the polls. But can Ardern live up to her promise? What does her new style of leadership look like in practice? And what can we learn from the world’s reaction to this inspiring leader?

An Introduction To Global Health Delivery

Author : Joia Mukherjee
ISBN : 9780197607251
Genre : Medical
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"In 2019, a child born in Japan will live to the age of 84, whereas a child born in Sierra Leone will only live until the age of 54.1 Similar disparities exist between rich and poor communities within countries.2 These differences in life expectancy are not caused by genetics, biology, or culture. Health inequities are caused by poverty, racism, a lack of medical care, and other social forces that influence health. A critical analysis of the historical roots of this gross and systemic inequality and of the political economy that continues inequality is a fundamental part of the study of global health"--

Boundary Spanners Of Humanity

Author : R.S. Zaharna
ISBN : 9780190930301
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Written by a leading scholar of public diplomacy, Boundary Spanners of Humanity introduces a pan-human vision of communication that can revolutionize how we collaborate to solve global problems. Never before has humanity enjoyed better technological capabilities for interconnection than today. Ironically, rather than benefiting from the global pool of human resources and intellectual wealth to solve shared problems, nations are experiencing public discord and global divisions. Boundary Spanners of Humanity tackles the challenge of how to enhance global collaboration by introducing three pan-human logics of human communication and public diplomacy that can transform how we view diversity in an interconnected world. R.S. Zaharna begins by asking why the very tools needed for global collaboration-communication and public diplomacy-are undermining our efforts to work together. Her research reveals how contemporary communication is based on a nineteenth-century mindset of separateness that divided people into mutually exclusive cultural and national categories. That mindset reinforces human divisions and erodes global collaboration. In a radical break from conventional models, Zaharna introduces a vision of humanity-centered public diplomacy featuring three complementary logics of communication. Zaharna's innovative approach stems from decade-long, interdisciplinary research that spans from ancient cosmologies to emerging neurobiology. She draws on a rich array of global examples from ancient and indigenous precolonial diplomacies to spontaneous online communication during the Covid-19 pandemic to provide insights into overlooked aspects of emotion, empathy, spirituality, and synchrony in how nations and people communicate in the global arena. Ambitiously conceived, this book will bring a new, global understanding of how to conduct public diplomacy for the world's boundary spanners-those who would find commonality among our many divisions-and collaborate on humanity's shared global problems.

The Fourth Bottom Line

Author : Paul Hargreaves
ISBN : 9781912300426
Genre : Business & Economics
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Are you looking for a more compassionate, caring and loving way to lead? Do you want to be a leader that makes a meaningful difference, who opposes injustice and strives to make the world a better place? In this unique, empowering and inspiring guide, Business Leader and BCorp Ambassador Paul Hargreaves challenges you to banish outdated, paternalistic, ‘command and control’ leadership and instead embrace the positive, proactive and purpose-led styles that have the power to energise, empower, elevate and change the world. Using an enlightening and thought-provoking mix of stories, quotes and case-studies, Paul will guide you on a journey through 50 essential leadership qualities. Day by day he’ll equip you with ingenious ideas, inspiration and the mindset you need to become a leader who: Nurtures, supports and cherishes the planet as well as your people. Releases love, compassion and care throughout your organisation. Challenges the status quo and is a catalyst for positive change. Uses empathy, trust and mutual respect to drive success and encourage the best in others. By becoming a genuinely dynamic and human leader who’s driven by principle, purpose and passion, you’ll make a more profound impact on your business and the world as you create a legacy to be proud of.

The Kind Leader

Author : Karyn Ross
ISBN : 9781000434651
Genre : Business & Economics
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Kindness and leadership aren’t often synonymous. Ask someone to describe "good leadership" to you and you will hear many adjectives used: authentic, bold, challenging, charismatic, decisive, empowering, fearless, goal-oriented, humble, inspiring, original, passionate, role-model, strategic and transparent, to name of a few. And though there are many more that come to mind, kindness isn’t one of them. And here’s the problem with that. Leaders lead. And the way a leader leads – how they do what they do – influences those they lead. From the President of the country, to the president of a company, from middle managers, right down to front-line supervisors, what a leader models – how they think, speak and act – influences the people they lead. Leaders who think, speak and act unkindly give legitimacy and permission to those they lead to think, speak and act in exactly the same unkind ways. Today, in a world where a leaders’ words and actions travel quickly through social media channels such as Twitter, their influence – unkind or kind – is amplified through repeated views and sharing. In an increasingly fragmented, polarized and divided world, we need leaders who will bring people together not divide them. Leaders who value and model cooperation and collaboration over competition. And who model ways to think kindly, speak kindly and act kindly. We need kindness to become synonymous with good leadership. So that when someone is asked to describe the traits of a good leader, kindness will be the first word that comes to mind. Essentially, the purpose of this book is to teach leaders how to lead with kindness so they can influence the people they lead to create kinder workplaces, organizations and the world. Each chapter contains a mixture of theory, case studies and reflections from leaders and the people they influence. As well, the book follows the fictional stories of Kay’La Janson and Kevin Landrell, as they become leaders in a failing organization that is ultimately turned around through kind leadership. Between chapters there are a series of practical exercises based on concepts presented in the previous chapter with space to record outcomes and reflections on the practice process. This book gives you a deep theoretical understanding of the importance of leading with kindness and also provides practical exercises for you to use to turn theory into practice. Because "change means doing things differently," and because we only really "learn by doing" to create kinder organizations, kinder communities and a kinder world, leaders must be able to begin practicing kindness right away. By the time you finish the book, you will feel confident in your ability to lead with kindness and also to address organizational problems at work, at home and in the community, with kindness.

Why She Must Lead

Author : Vasudha Sharma
ISBN : 9781631955976
Genre : Business & Economics
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Why She Must Lead shares Vasudha Sharma’s personal story and her interviews with many women who played a crucial part in raising questions and forming solutions regarding the leadership gap. Vasudha immigrated to the United States fifteen years ago looking for better opportunities and a closer look at what the glass ceiling looks like in one of the world’s most advanced nations. Today, that ceiling shows some cracks from the recent trend of more women in C suites and for the first time, a woman of color as the Vice President of the United States. But how long will it take for a big impact to shatter it? Inspired by people she has met around the world, Vasudha sketches out a dream in Why She Must Lead where issues like the pay gap, broken rungs, and lack of mentorship can be filtered out systematically, and workplaces can act to lift the most underrepresented group of women. Vasudha presents sentiments, fears, pain, and challenges with compassion and humility. She kindles the call for women of color to challenge the status quo and lead with purpose. The vision in Why She Must Lead allows women to: Analyze reports related to the leadership gap for minority women Develop understanding regarding the causes for a leaky talent pipeline Act to create personalized approaches toward eliminating barriers and bias Deepen their insight about how to minimize the leadership gap Rise as a leader to champion equity goals for themselves or their organization

Leadership Levers

Author : Diana Jones
ISBN : 9781000468984
Genre : Business & Economics
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There’s an epidemic of leadership failure—whether something as small as a meeting, or as large as implementing enterprise wide change. Leaders know that sinking feeling when a gap emerges between themselves and the groups they most need to engage with. Leaders and business schools are looking in the wrong places for the cause. What holds most leaders back, as if their foot is always on the brake, is their failure to engage, and gain alignment. This book shows the reasons why. Leaders rarely recognise that: Shaping group behavior is describable as a process, which they can learn. Instead, they unconsciously fall into relationship patterns influenced by early family experiences. Informal relationship patterns have a dramatic effect on results, which is why birds in flight manage to alter course without bumping into each other. Leadership and collaboration are primarily a matter of principles and process, and not personality and content alone. If leaders master the process, they achieve consistent results. This book reveals the leadership levers to release the power of relationships for exceptional participation, alignment and results in organizations. It enables leaders to mine the brilliance that often lies dormant and untapped within their organizations. Readers will have the principles and tools to go beyond the agenda, truly engage with those around them, and release untapped capacities within their organizations. These qualities and skills will inspire associates and employees.

I Know This To Be True Jacinda Ardern

Author : Geoff Blackwell
ISBN : 9781797209173
Genre : Self-Help
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I Know This to Be True: Jacinda Ardern is an interview with politician, feminist, and champion for social equality Jacinda Ardern. As the fortieth prime minister of New Zealand, Ardern epitomizes the modern leader. This landmark interview series offers encouragement and guidance to graduates, future leaders, and anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the world. • Part of the landmark book series that brims with messages of leadership, courage, compassion, and hope • Created in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Foundation Inspired by Nelson Mandela's legacy, I Know This to Be True is a global series of books created to spark a new generation of leaders. The series is a collection of extraordinary figures from diverse backgrounds answering the same questions, as well as sharing their compelling stories, guiding ideals, and insightful wisdom. • A lovely ebook with vivid photographic portraits throughout • Royalties from sales of the series support the free distribution of material from the series to the world's developing economy countries • You'll love this book if you love books like Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life . . . And Maybe the World by Admiral William H. McRaven; In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs by Grace Bonney; and Great Thinkers: Simple Tools From Sixty Great Thinkers To Improve Your Life Today by The School Of Life.

Break The Mould

Author : Sinéad Burke
ISBN : 9781526363343
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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*SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS - CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR* 'A lovely lesson in humanity for eager young humans' - Chris O'Dowd. 'This book made me feel proud to be different' - Rosie Jones. Break the Mould with Sinéad Burke - teacher, activist, author and little person. Sometimes we can feel like we are not good enough. That we don't belong. Or that we want to be more like our friends. In this empowering guide, Sinéad Burke draws on her own experiences and encourages young readers to believe in themselves, have pride in who they are and use their voice to make the world a fairer, more inclusive place. From the power of being different, to celebrating the things you love about yourself and helping others do the same, this is a brilliantly inspirational handbook for breaking the mould and finding your place in the world. 'A very important book encouraging us all to celebrate the uniqueness and gift of our own and others' differences, while recognising all of that which we share in common.' - Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland

The Burnout Epidemic

Author : Jennifer Moss
ISBN : 9781647820374
Genre : Business & Economics
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In this important and timely book, workplace well-being expert Jennifer Moss helps leaders and individuals prevent burnout and create healthier, happier, and more productive workplaces. We tend to think of burnout as a problem we can solve with self-care: more yoga, better breathing techniques, and more resilience. But evidence is mounting that applying personal, Band-Aid solutions to an epic and rapidly evolving workplace phenomenon isn't enough—in fact, it's not even close. If we're going to solve this problem, organizations must take the lead in developing an antiburnout strategy that moves beyond apps, wellness programs, and perks. In this eye-opening, paradigm-shifting, and practical guide, Jennifer Moss lays bare the real causes of burnout and how organizations can stop the chronic stress cycle that an alarming number of workers suffer through. The Burnout Epidemic explains: What causes burnout—and what organizations can do to prevent it Why traditional wellness initiatives fall short How companies can build an antiburnout strategy based on prevention, not perks How leaders can measure burnout in their own organizations What leaders can do to develop a healthier culture that prioritizes resilience and curiosity As the pandemic has shown, self-care is important, but it's not a cure-all for burnout. Employers need to do more. With fascinating research, new findings from the pandemic, and interviews with business leaders around the globe, The Burnout Epidemic offers readers insightful and actionable advice that will empower them to help themselves—and their employees—feel healthier and happier at work.

Pandemic Communication And Resilience

Author : David M. Berube
ISBN : 9783030773441
Genre : Communication
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This book examines how we design and deliver health communication messages relating to outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics. We have experienced major changes to how the public receives and searches for information about health crises over the last twelve decades with the ongoing shift from text/broadcast-based to digital messaging and social media. Both health theories and practices are examined as it applies to testing, tracking, hoarding, therapeutics, and vaccines with case studies. Challenges to communicate about health to diverse audiences (including the science illiterate) and across (both Western and developing economies) have been complicated by politics, norms and mores, personal heuristics, and biases, such as mortality salience, news avoidance, and quarantine fatigue. Issues of economic development and land use, trade and transportation, and even climate change have increased the exposure of human populations to infectious diseases making risk and resilience more pressing. The book has been designed to support health communicators and public health management professionals, students, and interested stakeholders and university libraries.

Uncovering New Possibilities

Author : Kimberly Weichel
ISBN : 9781664171404
Genre : Fiction
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Uncovering New Possibilities is rich with wisdom for each of us - exploring what we are learning during this pandemic era; insights about our emotional wellbeing; prioritizing feminine leadership skills; charting a renewal in our second half of life, exploring living a life with ethical and moral purpose, wisdom from ancient Eastern traditions, and more. Kimberly Weichel ‘s new book "Uncovering New Possibilities” is filled with wisdom and possibilities for each of us, including enlightening Eastern healing and spiritual traditions, better understanding our emotions, behaviors, and instincts to live a more fulfilling life, uncovering how we can age with vigor and grace and why women’s leadership is so important at this time. Kim is absolutely the best-of-the-best! I recommend her excellent book with two thumbs up!! - Dr. Paula Fellingham, Founder, Women of Excellence, Women of Faith Kim Weichel is a wise, grounded, and inspiring author. Her new book is packed with creativity and new possibilities I found meaningful and timely. She weaves many insights from different perspectives and traditions, from exploring morality and how we follow our moral compass, living in peace during crisis, aging with enthusiasm, as well as remarkable personal insights. - Tezikiah Gabriel, Gabriel Associates (NGO consulting/training); E.D., Pathways To Peace

Business Moves

Author : C. Joe Arun
ISBN : 9781543767063
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book is about moves and energies of leadership. Anthropologically, human beings move in eight directions. Eight moves are BACKWARD, FORWARD, RIGHTWARD, LEFTWARD, INWARD, OUTWARD, UPWARD and DOWNWARD. In each move, there is an energy, BACKWARD – Historical Consciousness, FORWARD – Vision of the future, RIGHTWARD – Power and Authority, LEFTWARD – Love and Flexibility, INWARD - Attitude, OUTWARD - Expressions, UPWARD - Transcendence and DOWNWARD – pragmatism and Usefulness. Success of leadership lies in the ways in which a leader realizes the energies and use them to achieve goals of an organisation. Developing leadership skills must focus on these energies, not just on skills. All these eight moves and the eight energies are interconnected and interrelated. One does not have any meaning if isolated from the other. In managing human resources, all the movements and energies have to be considered equally. When you talk about being conscious of the past, immediately you need to place your future in sight. When you realise the energy of power-fullness you need to soften it with love and emotional appropriateness. In the same way, your attitude should be seen on your actions. There must be constant move between the energies to make a leader dynamic leader.

Leading In The 21st Century

Author : Tshilidzi Marwala
ISBN : 9781776260843
Genre : Business & Economics
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‘It became apparent to me that, due to the complexity of problems that face humanity today, those who do not know should not lead.’ – Professor Tshilidzi Marwala In 2020 the world found itself in a state of flux. A global pandemic disrupted the world order while the digital transformation of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), with its challenges and huge potential benefits, presented a fundamental paradigm shift. How are Africa’s leaders to respond, today? In a crisis, decisive leadership is imperative for the public good, but as we move beyond the pandemic and confront the changes of the 4IR, we must determine how we will adapt. What is clear is that leadership will have to be grounded in scientific and mathematical thinking and in good governance. It follows, then, that for South Africa to succeed as a nation in the 21st century we must be able to provide our people with an all-embracing education, not just science and technology but human and social sciences as well. Leading in the 21st Century presents a comprehensive overview of how the world is changing and lessons we can draw from leaders, particularly in the African context. From Charlotte Maxeke and the Rain Queen Modjadji, to Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe, Eric Molobi and Richard Maponya, there is much to learn from great leaders. The challenges of the 21st century are immense, from climate change to social media and the digital divide that deepens our understanding of inequality, particularly in the ‘new normal’. South Africa faces not only a shifting global context but a fraught local context of stagnant growth, rising unemployment and deep-seated inequality, worsened in 2020 by the national lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic. The 4IR offers solutions to many of our most pressing problems and we cannot afford to be left behind. The certainty is that the 4IR has arrived. The debates lie in how we respond to it. Tshilidzi Marwala deciphers it all, while providing a framework for navigating these shifts. A leading academic of international standing, and Deputy Chair of South Africa’s Presidential 4IR Commission, Tshilidzi Marwala provides valuable insights into how leadership should be responding to the digital challenges of the 21st century.

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