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Visionary Leadership Style

12 Common Leadership Styles and How to Find Your Own

There are many leadership styles to choose from, and we will take you through twelve of the most common leadership styles and help you find which leadership styles to use and which leadership styles you should absolutely avoid. I have used all my experience as a CEO and a wealth of theoretical knowledge to select …
Disadvantages of democratic leadership

Democratic Leadership Disadvantages

There are some disadvantages to democratic leadership that you need to be aware of. Once you understand these disadvantages, you can counter them and limit any drawbacks of the style. Most of the democratic leadership disadvantages are centered on time and lengthy decision-making, and I have managed to limit these drawbacks as well in my …
Democratic Leadership Advantages

Democratic Leadership Advantages

There are many strong advantages with democratic leadership, which is one of the reason why I have used the style in my job as a CEO of an international company. Most of the advantages of democratic leadership circle around collaboration and creativity as you shall see. Democratic leadership is when an empowered team fully participates …
Examples of democratic leaders

Famous Examples of the Democratic Leadership Style

Here are some examples of famous people who used democratic leadership as part of their leadership repertoire. These examples of democratic leaders include business people and a former U.S. President with a military background. A good mix of democratic leader examples. Dwight Eisenhower (1890-1969) – The 34th President of the U.S. Eisenhower was the Supreme …
Democratic leadership quotes

Democratic Leadership Quotes

Here are some democratic leadership quotes that really speak to me as a democratic leader and a CEO. Perhaps you can use a few of these democratic quotes to show your team members exactly what democratic leadership is all about? For information on this leadership style, its definition, how to implement it, etc., please read …
Democratic leadership origins and history

History of the Democratic Leadership Style

History of democratic leadership This article digs deeper into the background and history of democratic leadership. The Democratic leadership style is one of the most well-liked and effective leadership styles available. Since this text focuses on the history of democratic leadership, please refer to this article for more information on the style as such: Democratic …

What is it like to be a manager?

Many people have asked me what it is like to be a manager. As a CEO, I know a lot about being a manager, not just from my own experience but also through following many managers at different levels and learning how they experience being managers. I have had more than ten different management positions, …

Path-Goal Theory of Leadership

Path-Goal Theory is a contingency theory of leadership developed by Martin Evans and Robert House. The main idea behind Path-Goal Theory is that the leader takes responsibility for providing followers with everything the team needs to follow their path to their goal. As a CEO that leads by purpose and intent, I like that Path-Goal …

Scientific Management – Taylorism

As a CEO interested in leadership, I had to dig deeper into Scientific Management, or Taylorism. Scientific Management has significantly impacted management research and has profoundly influenced many other frameworks. This article explains the background, characteristics, and a few examples of Scientific Management. Let us start with a few overall answers to provide a setting …

Laissez-Faire Leadership Examples

I decided to provide you with a few laissez-faire leadership examples I have experienced during my CEO career. I hope these examples of laissez-faire leadership discourage you from using this leadership style. In the end, I also provide you with a couple of historical examples of laissez-faire leaders for inspiration. Introduction to Laissez-Faire Leadership Before …

About the Author

Carl Lindberg is a global business leader that has led organizations of more than 1000 people and 200-500 MUSD revenue. During his career, he has led employees in twenty different countries and has lived in three continents. Learn from him and his leadership experience by attending the Democratic Leadership Course.

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