Leading with a Purpose:If there is anything that we have learned from this pandemic is that if there is any “crack” be it in a family, team, or organization, this pandemic would have revealed it. And those who will survive, much more thrive in this new normal are those with an unwavering and clear purpose in why they exist. When leaders model and clearly articulate their purpose, people will rally behind them, go through the extra mile with them, and refuse to just give up and let go. They are committed to the principle “what will happen to this world without us?
Servant Leadership: Leading Your People Through Disruptive TimesDuring disruptive times, people value direct, genuine interaction and communication from leaders. This not only helps to show that leaders are remaining committed to the people in the organization but also offers an opportunity for them to step out of the “tower” and build relationships with employees.According to a recent Harvard Business Review article, an inflated ego is the enemy of good leadership. And if you’ve ever interacted with someone who has an inflated ego—be it at work, home or in friendships—you know its destructive power.Unless we lead and influence from a God-grounded sense of self-importance and self-esteem, our inflated ego will surely diminish our influence and sabotage not only our work but the work of those entrusted to our care.