Lead for the Future
Create an agile environment of inclusion and co-creation to lead for the future.
Have you ever wondered why successful CEOs and Leaders seem to have a natural ability to lead and attract the best talent?
You aren't born a leader with natural agility to learn, adapt quickly to lead others in complex and changing conditions, but it can be learned. " It's set of skills some leaders have developed with deliberate practice until it became second nature.” Take yourself back to a time when you couldn't read or write and now it comes naturally.
The evolution of globalisation and new technology will challenge the way you interact with the need to integrate automation, RPA, Data Analytics and AI. They provide surprising opportunities to learn new ways of leadership with interconnected interaction and unlearn old strategies and communication that no longer work.
Agile leadership and learning agility are not spectator sports as a fortune 500 CEO recently shared with me during a conversation. “He said we as leaders need to be in the room to experience what is going on and learn in that environment to think on our feet, knowing we will get it wrong sometimes.” Agility is not something that can be learned from the sidelines.
Agile leaders create an inclusive environment that cultivates diversity of thought, embraces learning potential and increases rich dialogue through multiple perspectives. They support and develop a constant ability to experience, learn and adapt to new and changing conditions. They build in resilience and the ability to respond well to unexpected complex, uncertain situations and get things done.
Success for a CEO who developed agile leadership…
· Less demands on his time energy to solve all the problems and have all the answers.
· He developed his agility to respond well in unexpected, uncertain and complex situations and engage his team in meaningful dialogue.
· More time to focus on what is important and reduce whirlwind - cognitive overload and to do his best thinking to find a clear path forward.
· His agile leadership supported him to be more inclusive, cultivate dialogue where his team share multiple perspectives, innovated and co-created new possibilities that weren’t there before. When his teams co-created, because they were part of solution, ownership and responsibility became an organic progression.
· His team were able to contribute valuable insights to the organisation to solve problems, move things forward and get things done faster.