Leading Self

Strong self-awareness, mindfulness, and social fluency serve as a foundation for effective leadership. With a sophisticated understanding of self and the way you relate to others in the workplace, you can take a positive next step in your career to enrich and strengthen the social sector. Developing your professional relationships, interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate effectively is critical to finding success in future leadership positions.

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Building emotional intelligence

Embrace Adaptability

The ability and willingness to adapt to change is essential for your leadership development. Adapting does not imply merely coping with a change – it is about accepting change as inevitable, developing strategies to handle the unknown, and modifying behavior to accommodate these new challenges.

Being adaptable requires a combination of behaviors according to Adaptability: 1 Idea, 3 Facts, 5 Tips: cognitive flexibility (ability to think through new strategies), emotional flexibility (refining your approach to handle the emotions of yourself and others), and dispositional flexibility (staying optimistic as well as realistic during times of change).


The Agile Leader: Adaptability

Take these next steps to become more adaptable.

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Eight Ways Flexibility Can Improve Your Life

Learn how being flexible can improve your life at home and at work.

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Five Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work

Learn techniques to manage stress and build resilience.

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