Podcast Episode 1 – Vision, Values, and Versatility

Listen to our first episode in the TRUSTWORTHY leadership podcast by DeBoer Fellowship. Through this podcast, we bring a collection of experts who share best practices and practical tools to help you become a more effective leader. We focus our insights for leaders in Myanmar and Southeast Asia. This is Trustworthy. This is your reliable source on leadership.

We are in a rare time in human history. With so much change and uncertainty, leaders like you must be equipped with the best leadership practices to use within your organizations and communities. On this episode, Myanmar leadership development expert and host,

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A Guide to Collaborative Leadership, Lorna Davis [TED]

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In this short TED Talk, “A guide to collaborative leadership,” Lorna Davis explains the difference between what she calls “hero leadership” and “interdependent leadership” and how the world requires collaboration in order to solve complex challenges.

She describes the “hero leader” as someone who presents the image that they have the right answer. In these situations, followers often are not engaged, assuming they have no role in achieving a solution. Yet, Davis shares, “in a world as complex and interconnected as ours is,

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Your organization can thrive remotely, here’s how.

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In the past few months, many organizations, including the DeBoer Fellowship, have moved to remote working environments. We are all seeing that leaders can maintain connectedness and productivity while working in remote settings. Your organization can thrive in a virtual environment by:

    • Prioritizing employees’ mental health;
    • Practicing self-discipline while working from home;
    • Developing new communication channels;
    • Creating processes of coordinating remote employees;
    • Maintaining a strong culture; and
    • Practicing enhanced trust and collaboration between managers and employees.

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Decoding leadership

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This article identifies four key behaviors that are connected with high-quality leadership. We hope you’ll learn from this short article from McKinsey & Company (McKinsey) “Decoding leadership: What really matters” and apply these practices to your organization. As part of the DeBoer Fellowship’s mission, Trustworthy is a public channel to share reliable leadership tips.

Written in 2015, McKinsey highlights the emphasis and attention that CEOs place on leadership development. The article concludes that “good leadership is a critical part of organizational health,

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