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Why an Adaptive Mindset Matters for Entrepreneurs Struggling to adapt? Here are four ways to gain more perspective.

By Aytekin Tank Edited by Frances Dodds

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How can leaders develop an adaptive mindset during this ongoing crisis?

In writing his book The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the World, author Ronald Heifetz describes adaptive leadership using the below analogy. He writes:

"We use the metaphor of "getting on the balcony' above the "dance floor' to depict what it means to gain the distanced perspective you need to see what is really happening."

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