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How to Lead a Movement, Positively.

Some people are happy to go to work, earn money, come home and put the dinner on. Those people are lovely I’m sure, and they’re not my people.

My people are working on and passionate about something that’s far bigger than them – are you one of them?

In celebration of #bcorpmonth I’m dedicating my fourth blog in the positive leadership series to Leading a Movement. Check out the other three on Self-Leadership, Leading others, and Leading your Business.

If you’re leading or taking a leading role in a movement – or want to – are you leading positively? In a way that’s good for you, your people, and the planet?

Let's find out!

I'm sure, like me, there are elements of your leadership you have strengths in, others you are working on, and some you have blind spots and insecurities about. That's OK, you're human.

The question is, am I working on it?

And to do this, self-awareness is queen, so here's a teaser of just three questions each from My Positive Leadership Model - to help you celebrate your strengths, journey so far, and blind spots in the way you lead your movement.

Ambition: Movement

Q1. I am working on something that’s bigger than I am (Y/N)

Q2. I bring my power, genius and gifts to the movement that only I can (Y/N)

Q3. Together we’ll leave the planet and its people in a better place (Y/N)

Abundance: Movement

Q1. We are stronger together, I work interdependently with others (Y/N)

Q2. Anything is possible, with passion, drive and purpose (Y/N)

Q3. I own my unique gifts – it’d be selfish not to share them with fellow changemakers (Y/N)

Action: Movement

Q1. I take action every day in line with our shared vision for a better future (Y/N)

Q2. We commit to progress over perfection (Y/N)

Q3. I support others within the movement and ask for help when I need it (Y/N)

Agility: Movement

Q1. We know our why; the what and how get clearer every day with collective action (Y/N)

Q2. We listen deeply to our stakeholders, and find new ways to meet their needs (Y/N)

Q3. We have not changed the world YET. We are on the journey and enjoying it (Y/N)

How many Yes’s can you honestly claim today?

Want to claim more?

Join us in the Positive Leaders Community – Purposeful Leaders taking Positive Action for Powerful Impact starts in May – our leadership program and community for fortnightly inspiration and support on your leadership.

Meanwhile join me on March 30th for a Positive Leadership Masterclass in thriving as a leader.

Mehalah Beckett is a coach, consultant and trusted advisor passionate about people, the planet and empowering others to inspire positive change. She coaches purpose-driven leaders to impossible goals, hosts Masterminds for hungry entrepreneurs and guides businesses through B-Corp. What can I help you achieve over the next year?

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