Email: Starting new corporate job as a manager. Any tips? (Germany)
Congratulations! Leaders are juggling a growing series of paradoxical demands – do more with less, cut costs but innovate, think globally but act locally. Facing an unprecedented pace of disruptive changes increasing pressure on organisations to adapt, evolve.
Significantly amplified need for versatile leaders with ability to cope with a variety of surprising scenarios, curiosity to learn, skills to resolve competing priorities. Versatility is key. Versatile leaders have more engaged, higher performing teams. More malleable, creative. A capacity to read, respond with a wide repertoire of complementary talents, behaviours.
Practical model synthesising leadership. Distinction between how we lead (behaviour, belief, influence, passion), what we lead (focus, challenges, models, goals). Both are necessary, each completed by the other. Good luck…