Plenty of books are written about leadership. And more all the time are written about liminality. But very few books address both in such a way that they truly illuminate one another. In Leadership in Unknown Waters: Liminality as Threshold to the Future Lisa does exactly that. This landmark contribution is unrivalled in its combination of leadership studies and liminality. I am certain that it will become one of the required texts for the next generation of liminal leaders.
Withrow leads the reader to some of the great thresholds of life and then, rather than offering some prescribed cookie cutter approach, she employs the metaphor of water to suggest a way forward. If you are looking for some transactional method of leadership this book is probably not for you. But if you are willing to swim in the deep end of the pool, this literary journey is for you.