Just as real life leaders have leadership styles, so do thought leaders. According to this article from Entrepreneur, there are four types of leaders in Game of Thrones: the surreptitious, self-serving leader embodied by Cersei Lannister, the naïve leader with all the best intentions, embodied by Daenerys Targaryen, the leader who’s not so great with people, embodied by Stannis Baratheon and the young leader who inspires engagement embodied by Jon Snow.
Since Jon Snow is now dead, killed by his own men at the wall, we may question this writer’s analysis! However, there is something to be said for the idea that each leader has different characteristics. They may all have one thing in common i.e., leading people, however they each do so in different ways. And when it comes to thought leadership as well, you can adopt different styles, depending on what you prefer and what works for you and your audience. Here are a few ideas: