For decades, the best executives were the specialists. Now, in the age of innovation, the ability to lead through disruption may be far more powerful.
When’s the last time you used the word “average” or “moderate” to describe yourself? If you’re like me, probably never. If the idea of moderation feels foreign, that’s because it quite simply is. Even still, it’s one of the most useful and important concepts for leaders to master.
The social brain hypothesis explains why societies benefit from specialization and delegation over generalization. In this article, we explore four leadership best practices informed by the social brain hypothesis.