The leadership journey: becoming an enlightened leader

Phil Holberton (An adjunct professor of leadership at Brandeis University, Massachusetts, and former senior executive of General Cinema Theatres, is founder of Holberton Group, Inc., which provides business advisory services, executive coaching, and keynote speeches. or

Handbook of Business Strategy

ISSN: 1077-5730

Publication date: 1 December 2004


Leaders need to go beyond knowing the answers to seeking the answers. How can I become a more effective leader? What steps can I take to enhance my leadership skills? Every thoughtful executive or manager should ask such questions regularly. In this article, we’ll offer some practical approaches to answering those questions – and better understanding the leadership journey.



Holberton, P. (2004), "The leadership journey: becoming an enlightened leader", Handbook of Business Strategy, Vol. 5 No. 1, pp. 53-58.

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