Power Skills for Leaders in a New Era
In the span of several months, our learned systems in business, society, and culture have dismantled and proven to be unsustainable. This is a time of dramatic change and uncertainty bringing about challenges and constraints with opportunities and creativity. Regardless of industry, the need for strong and decisive leadership is both clear and constant.
To successfully lead companies and inspire people, leaders need to develop new innate capabilities. With shifts in cultural norms, societal values and behaviors, there is a demand for conscious, compassionate leadership. A new type of leader that inspires and leads their people – one who engages their whole being as well as their capabilities, blending their analytical minds and their energetic heart. We need leaders who are able to achieve a balance between left-brain, or science, logic, and analysis, and right brain, or creativity, intuition, empathy, and metaphorical thought.
The following Power Skills the most vital tools and skills leaders need to remain relevant now and into the future. They will help leaders Prepare, Respond, and Re-Imagine for their organization’s best next steps:
- Self-Awareness & Growth
- Empathy & Compassion
- Ego & Humility
- Transparency & Truth
- Resilience & Emotional Intelligence
- Servant Leadership
In September, we will publish 7 articles on each of these Power Skills and hope you join the conversation. We’d love to hear how you’re developing more conscious leadership in yourself and in your organization. Which of these skills are showing up? Which ones do you want to deepen and evolve? Which one is attracting you most?