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The Most In-Demand Skills in Digital Leadership

The Most In-Demand Skills in Digital Leadership

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Talent Spotting

Digital leaders don’t have to do everything themselves, but they must be able to spot the areas of their organization that need improving. Moreover, they need to be able to hire and develop the best talent to not only fill roles but also drive the business forward to greater ...

Adaptability

Sudden changes in the industry can disrupt the status quo, potentially derailing the success of your organization. In these situations a leader must remain flexible and adaptable, ready to make the quick decisions that can keep the company on track with minimal negative impact.

Risk-Taking

Putting speed and innovation ahead of tried-and-tested business practices often makes leaders cautious. However, in a fast-changing world, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.

For a start-up, the risks can be even greater but innovation is impossible w...

Innovation

With the fast pace of change in the digital age, leadership must be willing to try new technologies and adapt their approach to creating a digital workplace, or risk obsolescence.

The key to innovation for leaders is to keep abreast of developments in the digital sphere and ensure th...

4. Strategy

Digital leaders must be able to unite the organization and nurture a digital culture that embraces change. For that to happen, a clear, coherent strategy outlining their digital agenda is essential.

When digital transformation begins to effect change in an organization, disrupting the busin...

Digital Literacy

Most CEOs think their businesses are being disrupted by digital business models and that they lack the right skills, leaders, or operating structures to adapt.

Being from an older generation, current CEOs are having to learn basic technology and digital marketing methods later in lif...

Vision

If you have the vision and can creatively weave a vivid picture that makes people believe what you believe, then the chance of success is significantly greater.

As a leader trying to create something new, the ability to inspire an organization to believe your vision is crucial for tr...

Communication

To be successful in the digital age leaders need to be present, use the technology at hand, and build a strong network of communication from the top of an organization to its bottom.

To do this the leadership must have a communications strategy and understand who they are addressi...

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