We are stepping into a new age of leadership. The age of living the SPIRIT of leadership, where we are facilitators not dictators. What do I mean by spirit? Spirit is vitality, aliveness and a deep feeling of shared values and mission. We must consciously lead if we are to have happy and profitable workplaces.
What does the leader of the future look like? He/she:
1. Believes in herself 2. Has a passion for his work and workers 3. Is a coach 4. Is a mentor 5. Is a learner 6. Is a teacher 7. Listens deeply and beyond the words 8. Uses her talents in her work and brings out the talents of her workers 9. Inspires 10. Motivates 11. Sets and holds appropriate standards 12. Lives to his values 13. Is a follower as well as a leader 14. Creates a safe environment of trust, humor and creativity 15. Is credible 16. Is resilient 17. Takes care (renewal) of herself and her workers 18. Tells the truth 19. Is aware of the consequences of his/her actions inside and outside the organization 20. Uses compassion and empathy 21. Is respectful of the pain that change can bring forward 22. Generates and takes heat 23. Lives in balance 24. Gives back to the community 25. Creates an environment where all in the organization can lead
Teamwork, trust and empowerment are all hallmarks of a leader. When you have healthy, successful workers you create a healthy, productive and profitable workplace.
Who are YOU as a Leader?
by Amy Frost on 7.16.12 – courtesy of http://deliveringhappinessatwork.com/25-qualities-of-the-leader-in-a-happy-profitable-workplace/
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