Theme D Collaboration and culture change

D2: Leading Up, Down and Across

Author: Carolyn Stuart and Stephen McConnachie

In this Leaders’ Connect Carolyn and Stephen explore what it means to successfully lead up, down and across through the experience of a middle and senior leader. How might a middle leader influence the decisions of senior leaders? How might senior leaders make way for middle leaders to lead?

  1. What is the biggest challenge to being effective in the space you want to lead or have been asked to lead?
  2. What is the biggest challenge you face in sharing leadership across the organisation?