Leadership

Developing Strategists and Relationship Builders

Successful leaders today must be transformational, meaning they can successfully lead ongoing change processes. It is a very different business environment requiring very different development approaches.
By Dave Desouza

Disruptive change is the status quo for markets today, and businesses cannot respond with the same strategies they used when change was slow and anticipatory. Companies must be able to transform themselves quickly, efficiently and effectively in order to stay competitive. It is one of the biggest challenges facing all sizes of businesses, and it requires transformational leaders who can successfully lead the change processes.

Leaders must be able to deal with uncertainty, work with high-preforming cross—cultural and/or global teams, and encourage problem-solving through the consideration of multiple viewpoints. They must be strategists who can lead change from within to meet external changes. The development process should produc...

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