Please – don’t mistake drastic action for leadership. We are seeing far too much of the former and not enough of the latter. (Watch my 1-minute video for more.)
Cases in point: Scott Morrison’s knee jerk reaction to people flocking to Bondi Beach over the weekend. The message behind his actions is, “The beatings will continue until morale improves.”
Singapore’s handling of the entire crisis. Singapore is one of the most densely populated countries in the world but as of yesterday, they had just 2 deaths and a few hundred reported cases.
The key, according to Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong is trust.
Leadership requires trust and the ability to take them on a journey with you.