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Flexibility

Knowledge Building:

Defined as the ability and willingness to change or adjust one’s thinking or behavior. Bend easily without being broken.

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the demand for flexible work experiences has skyrocketed among employees. But did you know that embracing flexibility in leadership styles can significantly impact employee engagement, job satisfaction, and overall team performance? Let’s discover how leaders can effectively develop it.

Strategy 1: Embrace Adaptability

Cultivate the ability to quickly adjust to new situations, challenges, and environments. By staying flexible, you’ll be better equipped to navigate uncertainty and lead your team effectively through any changes that arise.

Strategy 2: Foster Open Communication

Encourage open communication within your team, creating a safe space for team members to voice their concerns, ideas, and preferences. By fostering an environment of transparency and collaboration, you’ll empower your team to adapt more readily to changing circumstances and work together to find innovative solutions.

Strategy 3: Set Clear Boundaries

Establish clear boundaries and expectations for yourself and your team, allowing for flexibility while maintaining focus and productivity. Encourage your team to create a healthy balance that supports both individual well-being and team success.

By embracing adaptability, fostering open communication, and setting clear boundaries, leaders can cultivate flexibility within their teams and thrive in an ever-changing world. Remember, flexibility is not just about adapting to change—it’s about embracing it as an opportunity for growth and innovation.

Activity

Identify an area of your life that you need to have more flexibility to embrace growth.

Self-Assessment

Self-Assessment:(Required)
Rate your current ability to cultivate flexiblity 1-5 (5 highest).

Challenge

Repeat the activity with the team members you supervise or manage.