I am hoping that adaptive leadership means having permission to adapt a quote
Leadership is the process of recognizing and exploring an unwelcome reality, no matter how confronting and successfully adapting to it whilst also helping others and the organistion do the same.
Rony Heifetz and Julie Kun
Original Rony Heifetz quote
Leadership is the process of bringing a new and generally unwelcome reality to an individual, organization or setting, and helping them successfully adapt to it.