In your readings for this unit from The Leadership Challenge, you are introduced to the third and fourth of the five practices of effective leadership: challenge the process andenable others to act. According to Kouzes and Posner, leaders must search for opportunities, experiment and take risks, and foster collaboration, in order to challenge the process and enable others to act.
The essentials of searching for opportunities include:
- Seize the initiative.
- Exercise outsight.
The essentials of experimenting and taking risks include:
- Generate small wins.
- Learn from experience.
The essentials of fostering collaboration include:
- Create a climate of trust.
- Facilitate relationships.
Describe an experience in which you had to challenge the process or enable other to act along with you, in order to accomplish a task, project, or goal.
250- 300 words