As leaders, we must strike an appropriate balance between strength and vulnerability, passion and measure, single-mindedness and inclusivity, determination and curiosity, and leadership and followership.
As leaders demonstrate courage, extend empathy and share gratitude, learning professionals have the privilege of leading the way in coaching and developing them.
Fear is one of the greatest barriers to action. Fear keeps people from taking risks, it keeps them from learning and it keeps them from taking action.
We all make many decisions each day. Some are small and relatively easy, and we can make without thinking much about them. But there are also big decisions that can change your business and your life and utterly transform both.
What does it mean to lead inclusively? Although there is no standard recipe for inclusion – it inevitably varies by culture and individual – one thing is for sure: If inclusive leadership feels easy, you’re doing it wrong.
There are many factors that contribute to businesses that don’t unleash their full potential, but two foundational, trainable skills they often lack are dreaming and courage.