In the context of the workplace, Mature leaders provide a reliable pattern of behavior that employees can depend on for calm, fair, considered, and balanced responses to all kinds of situations—from everyday conflicts and major catastrophes.
|Leaders who express too much Maturity
- Make progress impossible with undue deliberation and over-analysis
- Inhibit progress with over-calculation of insignificant details
- Remain forever on the fence regarding critical decisions
- Impede critical thinking with overbearing insistence on personal opinion
- Discourage intuition, experimentation, and creative trial and error
|Leaders who express just the right balance of Maturity
- Bring a sense of security and predictability to the workplace.
- Demonstrate thoughtful and compassionate attention to employees
- Discusse and deliberate in a calm and rational manner
- Listen and remember with genuine concern
- Dig deeper into the concerns of employees in the spirit of inquiry
|Leaders who fail to express enough Maturity
- Confuse and frustrate employees with unpredictable and impulsive behavior.
- Respond emotionally where rational response is required
- Stubbornly defend decisions and positions with irrational support
- Discourage collaboration with fear of rejection
- Move unpredictably and arbitrarily among priorities
At Align4Profit, we examine Maturity from two perspectives. 1. Managing negative emotional reactions that can derail productivity and erode morale and 2. Facilitating empowerment to drive ownership of tasks.
In our CoachQuest Leader-as-Coach Workshops, we practice techniques that enable leaders to define and practice the expression of Balanced Maturity. Too get a rough idea of how you and your leaders express Maturity, consider taking a Leadership Attraction Profile.
We also focus exclusively on all Six Leadership Attraction Powers in our Leadership Attraction Powers Workshops, where you can work on all Attraction Powers with other leaders.
Feel free to get in touch with me to discuss Maturity at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-608-0400.