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.
Strengthen Your Leaders Pipeline and Future Proof Your Organization
Why Does Leadership Training Fail?
Since the 1950s, leadership development programs have been problematic for companies. Companies around the world have invested billions in executive educations and employee training with the hope of getting richer returns on their investments.
It was found thought that less than half of the leaders who enrolled in a leadership development program succeeded. The rest failed.
But, research by McKinsey showed that only 11 percent of leaders actually showed improved performance following leadership development.
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.’
Lead with crystal-clear vision & human-centred agile leadership
In episode 15 of Agile Leaders Conversations, hear Ms Kiran Mann, CEO of M2M Business Consulting and Forbes Council Member share her people-centric business approach to help several organizations create value. Located in Canada, Kiran’s futuristic approach and the ability to use unconventional tools and techniques that drive results enabled her to play a critical role in making them highly profitable and efficient. This episode is not to be missed.
This article originally appeared as a Council Post on Forbes here.
It’s an understatement to say that these are unprecedented and unpredictable times. Global uncertainty, measured by the World Uncertainty Index, is still around 50% above the historical average of 1996-2010. With the forces of Covid-19, ongoing instability and “uncertainty spillovers” from key systemic economies affecting the global economy, the World Bank’s economists are predicting that the world economy will not surpass pre-pandemic output before 2022.
Complement Agility in People with Agility in Systems
In episode 9 of Agile Leaders Conversations, hear Mr Andrew Shuttleworth, Head of Business Development of Agorize share his insights after reading ‘8 Paradoxes of Leadership Agility’ and advice from his wide experience in the IT field across countries. He also urges all leaders to step up early and grasp opportunities to step out of their comfort zone. This episode is not to be missed.