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Career Transitions

Being adaptable can mean less time looking for work, and less stress as you tackle your new job search tasks.

You stop procrastinating and do what it takes to get a job. You're also more likely to try new roles, increasing the scope and the chances of success of your search.

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Adaptability

... is a combination of flexibility, your attitude and willingness to adapt, and versatility, your ability to adapt. 

The effectively adaptable person meets the other person’s nee...

Traits Of The Highly-Flexible
  • Confidence: belief in oneself and one’s own judgement and resourcefulness.
  • Tolerance: acceptance of opinions and practices different from one’s own.
  • Empathy: ability to understand and somewhat share the feelings and thoughts of others.
  • Positiveness: having a positive attitude.
  • Respect for others: sincere desire to understand and consider other people’s choices, commitments and needs in relation to yours.
Traits That Undermine Flexibility
  • Rigidity: “It’s my way or the highway.
  • Competition with others:I’m smarter, prettier, etc., than you.
  • Discontent: “No, I don’t like it this way. Why can’t we…
  • Unapproachable: “Don’t bother me unless it’s worth my time and you agree with me.”
  • Difficulty with ambiguity: “Let’s nail this down right now.
How To Be Adaptable
How To Be Adaptable
  • Stop whining. Learn to accept the situation, adapt to it, and move on. 
  • Don’t mindlessly believe that something is ‘wrong’ and must be avoided. 
  • Disc...
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 an...

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 without risk. And if you can’t take risks, you may not be cut out to be a digital leader.