As people we like to categorize things around us. Likewise, we'd like to do that with leadership too. There are various models of leadership styles. For the rapidly changing world around us those seem no longer sufficient. We do Software development in an adaptive, agile way. What kind of leadership does that require? Also adaptive leadership or is there a need for an inspiring leader who has his own style? Compare Mark Rutte with Louis van Gaal: what kind of leader do you prefer or do you want to be? Jeanine Mechelinck, agile coach previously at and now at Stater, shares her stories full of examples from the sport and from her own experience. She shares her views on adaptive and authentic leadership.