In this episode, we’ll look at the third tip of practicing adaptive leadership, discover the joy of
making hard choices.
Adaptive leadership is a difficult practice that requires learning, unlearning and relearning. What makes
adaptive leadership more complicated is that it entails making decisions on what is so essential that must
be preserved going forward and what value can be left behind. Determining what should be kept and what
should be left behind requires making hard choices as it involves protecting what is dear to you and
letting go of things that you held so dearly. It is a tough process; a moment of clarification which is
different from making choices of right and wrong; which is straightforward as you already have the