The Experience Leader: Outpacing 21st Century Commoditization

In this content, we draw parallels between Joseph Pine’s 1998 framework, The Experience Economy, and our interpretation of four distinct leadership styles.

Let’s explore four distinct types of leadership that have evolved alongside economic stages: Agrarian, Industrial, Service, and Experience leadership. Each type reflects a different approach to managing teams and resources. The problem? Many 21st century leaders are still using agrarian, industrial, and service methods of leadership in this experience economy. As a result, organizations are bleeding talent, stifling innovation, and galloping toward commoditization and extinction.