Leadership shadow model: what is it and how can I cast a positive leadership shadow?

Everyone has heard the phrase ‘lead by example’, but what does this mean? And why is it important? A shadow leader is a type of leader who has an influential management style, which can significantly impact the attitudes and morale of people within their team. This article discusses what a leadership shadow is, the impact that your leadership shadow can have on your employees, and how you can work to cast a positive leadership shadow.