The popular idea of ‘Leadership’ centered around a heroic ‘leader’ is to be avoided.

The lens to use is the idea of ‘Leading Indicators’ in different fields.

Here is a simple list from google search for leading indicators. Use them to get a feel of the idea. The content of the posts is inconsequential.

  1. Economics

  2. Investing

Leadership is about becoming the ‘leading indicator’ and using that influence to impact change. Nothing more. Leadership is a status game. Leading is a wealth game.

You have to be today, where the system is going to be tomorrow.

//todo confirm its appropriateness: A New Style of Leadership Is Emerging - The Startup