Many of us have heard the phrase “survival of the fittest.” » This is the idea that only those that can handle change and cope with adversity in a particular situation will survive. In other words, being adaptable is necessary, and it can mean the difference between your success or failure as a leader and in your career. Samex's B3 Toolkit gives you a leadership methodology and the tools for understanding why great leaders must be adaptable in this new normal of business. Along with different leadership styles so you can adapt to challenges.
How Adaptability Can Help You Succeed
There will be times times in your profession when you'll have expectations that aren't met. What you do in the face of these challenges will determine whether you can quickly recover, reset, and get back on the path to success. If you have a setback, do you get up and keep going? Or do you give up and move onto something else?
Great leaders learn to go with the flow. They understand that success doesn’t happen overnight. The B3 Toolkit is designed to improve your ability to adapt to changing business conditions, overcome failure and come out on the other side as a winner.
How To Improve Your Leadership Styles with B3
Some people can naturally adapt to challenges and changing conditions. If you’re one of these, then you’re in a good position. But what if this isn’t you? What if setbacks, challenges, and problems tend to send you into a panic? Is there anything you can do to increase your ability to handle these challenges?
Absolutely! The B3 Toolkit starts by strengthening 3 foundational areas, which increase your ability to adapt to challenges and go with the flow.
Contingency Plans Mean Adaptability
You should always have a Plan B. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re planning for failure. Instead, it means that you’ve given serious thought to what you’ll do if Plan A fails. The B3 Toolkit starts by improving your strategic planning capabilities. Providing you with the expertise needed to identify possible solutions, challenges and plan accordingly. Most people fail their team because of poor planning. Good leadership styles should always be laid out for the worst.
There will be no shortage of setbacks as a professional and leader. If you’re like most people, you probably experience many small setbacks. When these happen, pay close attention to how you react to these. Emotional Intelligence and Stress Management are another important focus of the B3 Toolkit. Providing exercises to change how and what you think about yourself, so you can focus yours and your team's efforts on positive outcomes.
Leadership can be an incredibly rewarding role, and it can also be incredibly stressful. This is why another foundational element of the B3 Toolkit, is strengthening your ability to manage stress. Often, we get consumed by failure and frustration because we’re trying too hard to overcome it. It’s okay to experience failure and to feel disappointed – but it’s not okay to let it get the best of you. The B3 Toolkit will leave you with a knowledge base of skills that you can use to handle the different stressful situations you'll face as a professional.
Getting Lasting Results
The way we work has changed. Great leaders must be self-disciplined, incredibly intuitive and deeply focused in order to leverage the best traits in their team and inspire their best work in this new normal of business.
There are many must-have leadership skills are necessary for you to succeed in running a business or succeeding in a management role. Being able to adapt to setbacks, failures, and challenges is one of them. Before you undertake this B3 program, or any strategy to develop your leadership skills, start with our Everyday Leadership virtual workshop to make sure you can effectively adapt, lead and motivate your team through any strategic change.