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Leadership styles & skills for the 2020s

· Leadership,development,Reflection

This is a living collection of resources Andrew shares in his corporate leadership workshops. You may ask yourself:

  • How much more VUCA can your operating context become?
  • How will you respond?
  • What skills will you need to lead until 2030 and beyond?
  • How will you learn these skills when you are so time poor?  

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Watch me share my views about the top three skills that leaders need today.

It is essential to humanize leadership and counter the intoxications with individualism and instrumentality that risk turning scientific leadership into a 21st century version of scientific management, an ideology that worshiped the means and conveniently ignored the ends. We can do more than that, and we must do better than that. Gian-Piero Petriglieri

I asked ChatGPT "What is the single most valuable leadership skill I need to succeed in 2023?" and it told me...

The single most valuable leadership skill needed to succeed in 2023 is adaptability. As the world continues to rapidly change and evolve, leaders must be able to adapt to new situations and challenges. This includes being able to quickly assess and analyze the current situation, come up with creative solutions, and implement them effectively. It also involves being open to learning and continuous self-improvement, as well as being flexible and open to change. Without adaptability, leaders will struggle to keep up with the fast-paced and unpredictable nature of the modern world.

I cannot disagree. Sounds like it was in one of my classes!

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Good leaders don’t ask more than their constituents can give, but they often ask— and get—more than their constituents intended to give or thought it was possible to give. John W. Gardner

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