How to Become an Elegant Leader
Leading Elegantly means guiding and directing in a dignified, gracious, polished, simple and effective manner. Do you lead elegantly? Do you have what it takes to become an elegant leader? Elegant leadership is timeless.
Becoming an Elegant Leader means the whole is better than its parts – the results prove that without their leadership a considerably healthier future of the enterprise wouldn’t exist. Why lead elegantly? What separates the poor from the good and the great leader? How should a leader look to others and how should they behave? Is it okay to coerce people to get the results necessary? Conversely, does an Elegant Leader invite a group hug at day’s end providing minimal results? Where’s ego play into relationships and results?
I could take a vote and no one would knowingly follow a disrespecting, duplicitous leader mired in self-righteous autocracy
Realizing we all are not where we want to be in our leadership competence and proficiency, it takes a resolute spirit and a healthy disposition to come to grips with less than stellar leadership behaviors and perceptions. Long-lasting learning comes at the intersection of being uncomfortable and the willingness to expand capacity. Leaders who evolve into Elegant Leaders have the following characteristics:
They have a sincere and honest desire to elevate themselves,
They have the courage and desire to change
The willingness to ask for advice, and
They will commit to change and eliminate unproductive behaviors