As we keep facing disruptions and uncertainties, change remains a constant. To achieve leadership excellence, a shift in mindset and actions is vital. I have observed many companies fail due to a lack of sound leadership skills. On the other hand, I have seen companies that grow due to a few habits and discipline leaders demonstrate in their day to day activities.
The purpose of this article is to enable you to move to a higher platform that will impact effectiveness and growth.
Step Back: Leaders need to step back and observe what is happening. There was a retreat I facilitated for a mid-sized service company. The retreat was for owners, executives, and the management team. Over a two-day period, each leader was given time to simply reflect, observe and share their perception. After the first day, the whole group was energized as new insights started emerging. This whole experience resulted in new approaches at the board and management level. While execution is vital to...
Many leaders are making the shift in their focus, skills, and mindset that makes a bigger impact. If you are a leader, this article reveals some of the most profound changes that leaders must make. Multiple elements of sound leadership are changing.
No longer is it enough for leaders to simply be inspirational or ensuring that staff is treated well. While these ingredients are essential, a heightened level of leadership intelligence is also needed to succeed in a world where disruption and new technological developments are changing the face of operations. The most worrying part is the recent failures of some well-known brands globally. In my opinion, they did not see the new trends and the rapid pace of change which disrupts entire workplaces.
I have listed 5 key changing trends that I feel leaders must take into consideration:
The biggest shift is digitization. It is worth noting that big data, machine learning, apps,...