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What are the five leadership skills?
Relevancy - aware of current social, political, technological, and consumer trendsKnow more about Jeff Gothelf →
Humility - the ability to admit your opinion was wrong in the face of contradictory evidence
Enthusiastic skepticism - the belief that, no matter how good or smart we are as a company, there is likely a way to get better, smarter, faster
Respect for diversity and inclusion so as to create broad psychological safety in the workplace
Leadership training is a must. An organisation gets better as each individual member gets better. Developing leaders from within the organisation is, therefore, a priority for driving change. Leadership development should be an integral part of the business strategy. Based on years of experience working with leadership teams, I see five consistent leadership competencies critical for driving change and building a winning culture:Know more about Erik Hiep →
1) Achiever: High-energy and laser-focused.
2) Change Agent: Has an inspiring vision for the way forward.
3) Professional: Fully understands the business.
4) Communicator: Engages, educates, and empowers audiences.
5) Team Player: Trust others and is trustworthy.
From my perspective, the leader first has to be able to connect, then listen, and then act accordingly. The other two are to motivate and develop others.Know more about Flooris Van der Walt →
Creativity. Progressiveness. Empathy. Rigour. Discipline. That's it!Know more about Matt Marsh →
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