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7 Heart-centered Leadership Qualities for the Future

7 Heart-centered Leadership Qualities for the Future

Once upon a time, it was believed that if you wanted to rise to the pinnacle of success in business, you had to play not by the rules of society but by the law of the wild. Business was a game of survival of the fittest. Only the most select specimens survived. Only the apex predators endured.

Today, however, the world is waking up to a new paradigm. Now more than ever, it appears that if you want your career and your company to thrive, then you may well need to embrace your softer, more “feminine” side. This article describes the seven leadership traits typically associated with heart-centered leaders that professionals would do well to emulate in their own business practices.

Leading with the heart and head

The old boys’ club of yesteryear might have repudiated the idea of leading with the heart. Male leaders of today, however, increasingly recognize that a heart-centered leadership style typically associated with the feminine has a lot to offer, promising to mitigate the deficiencies of the old, outmoded standards. So what are the seven heart-centered leadership traits to consider embracing?