#81 Is Your Leadership Style Holding You Back?

The 360 Leadhership Podcast, Episode 81, 12 July 2023 by Lucy Gernon

Is your leadership style holding you back from reaching your full potential?

As humans, we are always learning. Leadership is an ongoing journey of development, and one of the key factors to consider is your approach to leading others.

From time to time, it’s really important to take a step back and think about the areas where you need to further develop.

By recognising and addressing your areas for development (even those you didn’t think existed), you can really tap into your true leadership potential.

When you do this, you will feel a sense of calm, pride and that a weight has been lifted off your shoulders allowing you to sleep easier at night.

So how do you learn more about your leadership style? Tune in to episode 80 of Powerhouse Revolution Podcast to find out!

Here I teach you about the five primary working styles identified by Kahler, Here’s a taster of the first 3:

1. The Be Perfect Working Style:
The “Be Perfect” working style is all about striving for perfection and excellence. Those who resonate with this style hold themselves and others to high standards, thriving on careful planning, attention to detail, and a preference for neatness and order.

While this approach often equals outstanding results, it can also lead to self-criticism and difficulty in delegating tasks. If you have this working style or know someone on your team who does, listen to the podcast to discover more.

2. The Be Strong Working Style:
The “Be Strong” working style is characterised by assertiveness, self-reliance, and a strong desire for autonomy. Leaders who work with this style are confident, decisive, and thrive in high-pressure situations. They inspire others with their can-do attitude and ability to stay composed during crises.

But, one drawback of this style is a tendency to resist collaboration and show vulnerability. Want to learn how to further develop?  listen to the podcast to discover more.

3. The Hurry Up Working Style:
Then there’s the “Hurry Up” working style, which thrives on multitasking and excelling in fast-paced environments. Individuals with this style are skilled, proficient, capable, competent, and adept at meeting deadlines and driving projects forward.

But they may occasionally overlook critical details. Want to learn how to further develop?  Listen to the podcast to discover more.

Here’s the episode at a glance:

[01:26] Lets Play a Game: Discover Your Leadership Style

[03:17] What To Do If You (or someone on your team) Struggles with Perfectionism

[05:13] Are You Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the “Be Strong” and “Hurry Up” Working Styles?

[07:40] The Real Reason You Might Be Making Mistakes at Work

[09:38] Decoding the Leadership Magic of the “Please People” Style

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