Join these conversations with agile leaders – executives, business leaders and experts from all sectors come together and share practical leadership insights around leading in today’s workplaces after reading ‘8 Paradoxes of Leadership Agility.’ They will be sharing some strategic advice on you can pivot and use the agile mindset to develop a leadership style that’s more future-proof, make sense of the complexities and lead with authenticity and ease.
The future of work is uncertain and complex. With the rise of automation and artificial intelligence, the corporate world is changing rapidly. Leaders need to guide their organizations through change and challenges that they cannot yet foresee. In addition, with the ongoing pandemic, gaps and deficiencies in leadership abilities and thinking will be exposed quicker.
What does this mean for leaders like you? On top of acquiring common core leadership skills and keeping abreast with technological advancements, it also means you will need to revisit the relevance of your definition of leadership. Very likely, what good leadership looks like could have changed. In this blog post, we will talk about how managers like you can refresh your leadership definition and lead with a new lens, i.e., with an agile mindset, so that you can continue to make a significant impact while staying in sync with the new demands of consumers and the workforce.
In today’s business climate, leadership abilities are essential for success. In a changing world with increasing complexity and specialization we must adapt. Leaders have a huge duty to make sense of the complicated environment we live in.
As a result, leaders will need to learn skills beyond being charismatic or well-spoken. They need people leadership, leadership agility, and great communication skills.
These leadership skills will give you the ability to manage your teams better, harbor a positive environment for relationship building within your team, and boost employee engagement.
To be an effective leader, you must proactively integrate these 9 leadership skills. Read on to find out how.
Honest Views for a Successful Enterprise Transformation
In episode 13 of Agile Leaders Conversations, hear Mr Fadly Rasyad, a veteran Enterprise Agility Coach, share his insights after being in the agile transformation for over 20 years. Discover the reason why most transformations fail and how to avoid that. Hear Fadly’s takeaways after reading ‘8 Paradoxes of Leadership Agility.’ He will also share the 3As of successful work and life.
You have a lot of choices to make. Maybe you’ve been invited to join a leadership development program or have been assigned the responsibility of developing leaders in your company. Regardless of which role you play in the organization, choosing the right approach and eventually, the right training programs is an important decision because the rise and fall of your company’s future depend on the quality of leadership overall. It doesn’t matter if the leaders are new leaders, senior managers, functional leaders, or senior management. Helping leaders acquire the key skills at every level of the organization has a significant impact on your bottom line.
As the rate of change in business increases, the bar for leaders is higher as business challenges increase in complexity and diversity. Companies hence need to include effective training as part of their corporate strategy. All successful organizations have successful leaders – people who can engage employees, manage change, discover new possibilities, and strong strategy execution.
Leading a team through a time of crisis is never easy. It’s even more difficult when one has to deal with the emotional responses of those impacted by the event and in themselves. However, the right approach by a leader, with a touch of empathy, can ease teams through the darkest of days.
Listen to this episode of Agile Leaders Conversations where I speak with Mr Earn Meng Chan, a veteran HR leader with over 20 years of experience across industries. Hear his sharing on how an empathetic touch as reminded by the paradox Tasks vs People unite teams in times of crisis.
Every leader has a preferred style of leading but is that your winning formula? As your organization evolves, there’s a need to check yourself and your environment to verify that your formula will help you continue to win.
In this episode of Agile Leaders Conversations, I interview Change Coach and Human Resource Leader, Mr Raymond Tay for his views. Hear his advice to develop your winning leadership formula.
Many businesses are looking into rebuilding better post-pandemic. Instead of building ‘back’ better, how about building ‘forward’ with the agile mindset?
In episode 16 of Agile Leaders Conversations, hear from my fellow Forbes Coaches Council Member, Organizational Development Consultant, and author of From Behaviour to Well-Being, Mr Vinesh Sukumaran. He shares insights on how businesses can use the agile mindset to address the multiple paradoxes in their lives and build better businesses post-pandemic.
Why are leadership skills important to managers?
According to the World Economic Forum, leadership skills are some of the most in-demand soft skills in today’s complex workplaces. While there is no specific data as to how many leadership skills a leader needs in his career or a fixed leadership style leaders need to adopt to be truly effective, we do know for sure is that an effective leader is one who is willing and ready to take up the mantle of leadership.
Master Your Inner Journey to Reach Your Next Peak
In this episode of Agile Leaders Conversations, hear Mr Christian Kastner, a veteran sales leader, share his insights after reading ‘8 Paradoxes of Leadership Agility’, how he connected with the paradox ‘principled vs adaptable.’ He shared many great leadership advice that will help leaders relook their focus and emphasis on life.
The playing field for many women leaders is far from level. As businesses seek to rebuild and achieve more gender parity by encouraging more women to take up leadership positions, Chuen Chuen shares her insights after speaking with Ms Kiran Mann, Founder of M2M Business Solutions in an interview on ‘8 Paradoxes of Leadership Agility.’