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The importance of exercising informal and formal leadership (video)

Through effective storytelling in this video, Jon Katzenbach and Zia Khan do a great job explaining the difference between formal leadership (authority) and informal leadership (influence) and why it’s important for leaders to use both.

Jon Katzenbach is a senior partner in the New York office of Booz & Co and the Katzenbach Center. Zia Khan is Vice President for Stategy and Evaluation at the Rockefeller Foundation. Katzenbach and Khan are co-author’s of Leading Outside the Lines: How to Mobilize the Informal Organization, Energize Your Team, and Get Better Results.

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About the author

Peter A. Mello, Founder/Editor Founder of Weekly Leader and Sea-Fever Consulting, LLC, a leadership development and strategic communications consultancy. Previously, CEO of an international nonprofit organization and COO of a national insurance/risk management services firm. Peter has been leading people and managing organizations for over 30 years, writes a leadership column for MarineNews magazine and blogs about maritime culture at Sea-Fever. Follow him on Twitter.

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