In this interview, Kevin Hancock reflects upon how traditional views of leadership have caused disruption, inequality, and misrepresentation throughout history. “Leaders of established organizations have often ‘over-reached.’ By this, I mean that those with the most power often abuse it and go too far.” He goes on to say that the quest for equality and diversity depend in part upon a change in leadership style, to one where voices are heard and respected. At the end of the article, Kevin is asked to share his five steps to help create a new style of society.
#1. Make peace within yourself.
#2. Recognize that social change requires everyone to make a move.
#3. Listen for understanding, not judgment.
#4. Rethink ‘winning.’
#5. Change the world right beside you.