03 Apr 2020 20:52 IST

Real leaders are forged in crisis

We — all of us — will be remembered for how we manage ourselves and others through this crisis

Nancy Koehn, the James E. Robison Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, writes about the unprecedented global health crisis we are all living through now. She says what governments and organisations need at this time are ‘real leaders’ Leaders, she writes in this article, become “real” “when they practice a few key behaviours that gird and inspire people through difficult times. As Covid-19 tears its way through country after country, town after town, neighbourhood after neighbourhood, here’s what we can learn from how some of history’s iconic leaders acted in the face of great uncertainty, real danger, and collective fear.” Read the full article from Harvard Business Review here.