How to be a leader in the Digital age

What does it take to be a standout leader in the digital age? In this dynamic era of constant change, visionary leadership is the key to success. Here’s how to achieve it!

Soft skills like effective collaboration and emotional intelligence are your secret weapons, empowering agility, optimising team performance, and driving transformation.

According to MIT’s Human Dynamics Laboratory, successful teams prioritise three key communication factors:

1️⃣ Energy: Fuel your team with meaningful exchanges.

2️⃣ Engagement: Distribute energy and communication evenly across the team.

3️⃣ Exploration: Foster external connections and seamless team communication.

What makes a digital leader truly effective? Here are the key ingredients! ⤵️

✨ Customer-centric: Often seen as an essential attribute and demonstrated by a leader’s ability to bring customer insight into business decision-making. 

✨ Technology-literate: Notably in regard to understanding the potential of, integration and application of technology to business.

✨ Visionary: Able to articulate and demonstrate a compelling, ambitious vision.

✨ Adaptive and agile: Greater agility in the face of continuous challenge and change.

✨ Data-driven: Embedding data into decision-making, process and mindsets. 

✨ Curiosity and continuous learning: The value of having a learning culture alongside a mindset for exploration.

✨ Commercially focused: In ways that do not disenfranchise the need to be customer-centric.

✨ Innovative and entrepreneurial: Embrace continuous innovation and calculated risks.

✨ Openness and transparency: Enabling trust, collaboration and communication.

We’ve added brand new articles to accompany our fun-packed features on company culture, top tech trends & long-read interviews with key decision makers! Head here for more top tips! 


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *