Ever wonder what it would feel like to be unapologetic? I don't mean being a jerk or being insensitive to those around you.
An unapologetic leader is someone who is confident in what they are doing and moving forward with purpose. In my work as an executive coach, one of the common missteps I see with leaders is that they often second guess themselves. This second guessing causes spin which then trickles down to others in the organization and can cause a lot of churn. It also can cause unnecessary stress to the leader themselves as they tend to move into more of a reactive instead of proactive mode.
For those leaders who embrace an unapologetic mindset, you see a marked difference in their behavior.
Below are 8 behaviors that you can shift in order to adopt this mindset:
Why is it important to be unapologetic at work?
In my experience, when leaders shift to a unapologetic mindset, they see the below shifts:
Where can you begin to adopt the above behaviors in your day to day? Could you experiment with being unapologetic in one meeting and see what it feels like? Give it a try and let me know what you find in the comments.