THERE is an alternative to best practice, which will enable you to soar ahead of the majority, without risk taking. It is called modelling.
Modelling means seeking out the very best, finding someone, or an organization, that has achieved what you wish to achieve, and doing what they did.
In leadership terms we are talking about modelling excellence, seeking out those who are succeeding. It fits in perfectly with being a Naked Leader. People who are successful leave behind them clues that we can learn from.