Just two years into the job, Pope Francis has electrified an audience far bigger than the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.
And he’s done it by invoking a special trinity all his own: Style. Message. Mission.
When he touches down on U.S. soil next week, the Pontiff’s eloquent and earthly leadership style will be on full display. It’s one that has served him well throughout his career.
So, what can business leaders and managers learn from one of the most charismatic Popes of the past 100 years?
Especially one who recently warned we all should stop being “slaves to work.”
Savvy management. Consensus building. Keen focus on lofty goals.
Here are seven Pope Francis leadership lessons that prove it’s not easy being the Supreme Pontiff: