The amount of time board directors spend on their work and commit to strategy is rising. But in a new survey, few respondents rate their boards as effective at most tasks or report good feedback or training practices.
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Business 2 Community 4 Unmistakable Trends in Leadership Business 2 Community The legacy of those before us was passed on by telling but in the future our legacy will be passed on by showing (digitally).
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I agree that the #1 leadership skill of successful next generation leaders will be agility. This resonates well with my research that suggests adaptive leadership is a growing requirement in a future focused organisation. Adaptive leaders are aware of context and are agile in approach.
Walk talk, walking meetings and footwork. Just some of the terms of meeting while walking. Walking can stimulate thinking when alone. When walking with someone else it can lead to new thinking, with the added bonus of helping fitness. If sitting is the new smoking, walking is the new wellness!
In 2011, The Institute for the Future and the University of Phoenix published a report that looked at Future Work Skills 2020 (PDF). The report identified six drivers of change. I've added links to examples of each, three years ...
IDEO is a top design thinking company. One of the reasons they have remained so is because the understand the importance of culture. Check out this great slideshare of what they value. It's a timely reminder for leaders to review their own personal and organisational values. Are they really being lived?
It's the question I've been dreading over the past two years. I don't know many authors, so I can't say if it's a universally felt reaction, but my unspoken response is 'If I could sum it up in a c...
Cheryl Doig's insight:
This book is foundational in understanding the future of learning and also of organisations. There is an trend towards transparency that is ignored at your own peril. Governments, schools and organisations need to understand and embrace the possibilities.
The next time you use your smartphone to inquire about migraine symptoms or to check out how many calories were in that cheeseburger, there is a chance that information could be passed on to insurance and pharmaceuticals companies.
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