Why is being a lifetime learner crucial for leaders, especially in our ever-evolving world?
In this conversation, Wendy H. Steele joins us to discuss her journey as founder and CEO of Impact 100, a global non-profit organization focused on uniting and empowering women to create transformational impact in their communities. Wendy shares her insights on becoming a lifetime learner and how leaders can inspire those around them. She discusses the need for flatter organizational structures and ensuring employees understand why certain processes are in place. She discusses the power of passion, resilience, and painting a picture of understanding for people to create meaningful change.
Listen in to explore significant tips on how leaders can be successful in today’s rapidly changing world!
In this episode:
How you can make an impact by going the extra mileThe importance of being committed to becoming a lifetime learner and what you can do to inspire peopleWhy inspiring volunteers is crucial and why it is difficult to fire them
Making an impact requires acting as a leader and inspiring peopleOne of the best ways that a leader can stay successful and stay relevant is sometimes taking a step backLeaders need to stay relevant and up-to-date with new information to remain successfulEmployees today want to know that their work has meaning, and they are looking for fresh ideas to get more deeply connected to the workIn the future, leadership will be more personal, flatter organizations will exist, and mission-driven work will be the normMental health is an important topic that leaders must address to be successful
“What we really have to do as leaders is make sure everyone on the team understands why. When they understand the why, and they understand the goals, we're all in the same boat rowing in the same direction.” - Wendy H. Steele
“Influencing followers is one thing; influencing other leaders is really transformational.”- Wendy H. Steele
“The best way for us to grow as leaders is to take some time away, recharge our batteries, and refill our buckets. But I also believe you need the humility to be a continuous lifelong learner.” - Wendy H. Steele
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