Your Authentic Leadership Can Change Things For the Better
There’s been so much written about leadership in general, and more recently, about entrepreneurial leadership in particular. Lists abound of the characteristics of entrepreneurial leaders, like the ability to be creative, to inspire, to manage risk, to be adaptable.
All good stuff, right? Each of those things will help you to grow your company, to increase profits. An essential goal for the viability of your business.
To grow as a leader, it’s worthwhile to look at how you can expand your capabilities in each of those areas.
What those characteristics of entrepreneurial leadership won’t do is to ensure that you have the impact you want to have. They won’t ensure that you change things for the better.
You can do that. Change things for the better.
You do that by focusing on the impact you want to have, the positive contribution you want to make.
One of the things that great leaders do is to help people tap into something greater than themselves. In your case, it’s your impact vision that will help bring something in your company to life that will energize, motivate, and inspire.
A vision for how things could be better.
Not just you, but everyone connected with the company too can be moved to action by your vision.
That impact vision comes from within you. It’s that authenticity that people recognize and feel.
So for more impact, consider your leadership. Share your impact vision with your team. Share relevant aspects with your clients. Include it in your marketing.
Be a better, more authentic leader by letting people know the bigger picture, your vision for impact. When you focus on that and let people know that it’s your focus, you can gain valuable allies and your leadership will change things for the better.
Ursula Jorch, MSc, MEd, mentors entrepreneurs starting their businesses and seasoned entrepreneurs in transition to create the business of their dreams. Her coaching programs provide knowledge, support, clarity, inspiration, and a community of like-minded entrepreneurs to empower you to reach your goals. Start with a free guide and other valuable info at www.WorkAlchemy.com
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