Leaders for a new beginning

A book by Justine Toms, Marina Stefanova and Jane Muita

Changes happen and they happen very fast. With wide-open hearts and dazzling minds, we look for a new fulcrum to inspire us to rethink our place and purpose. Leaders to guide us through the uncertainty of this vuca world and to follow in the new normal.

United Nations calls the next 10 years a Decade of Action and urges people to generate an unstoppable movement pushing for the required transformations, so we may be able to achieve the best we hope for – sustainable development of the people, planet and prosperity.

This book is our contribution to this journey. We gather the elements of political, economic, social and universal processes of transformation in order to put together the puzzle of a healthier, more regenerative and solidarity society. We unpack some of the most recent leadership theories and dive deep into the characteristics of these extraordinary individuals who have vision, courage and compassion to transform their organizations and communities.

About leadership

"I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better. I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself."

Elon Musk Founder of PayPal and Tesla, in an interview with Mashable

"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."

Nelson Mandela South African political leader