Are you an inclusive leader? Do you ensure your people feel involved, included, heard, understood and valued for their unique contributions, skills, experiences and expertise? Do you encourage your people to show up authentically? Do you show up authentically? Do you know who you are at your core and and accept others for who they are at their core?
What might the impact be if people believed they could be their genuine selves at work? Less stress, anxiety, overwhelm and exhaustion? More time truly showing up, making a positive impact and doing what they do best, versus posturing and pretending.
“When employees feel included and valued at work, they’re better team players and more likely to go above and beyond, suggesting new ideas and ways of getting work done ~ which can boost overall organizational performance.” ~ Catalyst, 2015
Here are four attributes of an Inclusive Leader:
Do you lead with an inclusive mindset? Take the Catalyst Quiz and find out.
Kristan Nielson is the owner and operator of PeopleLead.ca ~ she has provided 20,000+ hours of consulting, training and coaching services to small, medium and big business leaders. Kristan creates connection, asks the hard questions, challenges the status quo, inspires great leadership, and helps organizations and individuals thrive.