Do you have the skills necessary to thrive as a leader in the digital era?
What worked for leaders in a more industrialized economy — a craving for certainty, a love of detailed plans and an affinity for control — can be the enemy in a digital business economy, where the driving forces are innovation and speed.
A key finding from Mark Raskino and my research that led to the book Digital to the Core, Remastering Leadership for Your Industry, Your Enterprise, and Yourself (Bibliomotion, 2015). Put another way digital business doesn’t just disrupt markets, it disrupts tried-and-true management behaviors as well.
Any change in leadership style is hard, particularly if it involves established behaviors that have anchored past success. Rather, consider remastering your behaviors to fit the new styles of digital leadership. The following six digital leadership personas distill common behavioral traits of digital business leaders. (Take the Digital to the Core Assessment to determine your own leadership stye.)
Via Fred Zimny