The inclusive leader
Inquisitiveness requires openness to differences, curiosity, and empathy.
Authenticity requires humility, setting aside ego and establishing trust in the face of opposing beliefs, values or perspectives.
Emotional resilience requires the ability to remain composed in the face of adversity and difficulty around differences.
Self-assurance requires a stance of confidence and optimism.
Flexibility requires the ability to tolerate ambiguity and to be adaptable to diverse needs.
A leader who is willing to confront difficult topics and brings people of all backgrounds along to achieve results.
Builds interpersonal trust
A leader who is honest and follows through; establishes rapport by finding common ground while simultaneously able to value perspectives that differ from own.
INTEGRATES DIVERSE perspectives
A leader who considers all points-of-view and needs of others and skillfully navigates conflict situations.
A leader who motivates others, supports their growth, and joins forces for collective success across differences.
APPLIES AN ADAPTIVE MINDSET
A leader who takes a broad worldview, adapts approach to suit situation; and innovates by leveraging differences.