Transformation is a metamorphosis of something or someone. The Butterfly experiences metamorphosis as it evolves from egg, to larva, to pupa, to adult butterfly. The creature transforms because unless it adapts, it will die. Similarly leaders must transform so their organizations may continue to thrive in dynamic conditions.
Transformation is the exclusive of complacency. Transformational leaders might experience complacency momentarily, but they fight back. Transformational leaders take actions to inspire their people and their organizations to even greater accomplishments.
The following are eight common characteristics transformational leaders share.
Action Takers. Transformational leaders take action to make sure their organizations continue to thrive in dynamic environments. They aren’t complacent and they don’t go with the flow. Transformational leaders take action to make sure their organization remains on the cutting edge.