Microsoft revealed that all of their leaders will be asked to follow a mental approach called Model Coach Care. The company wants to see its leaders personally practicing this mindset by becoming active role models and coaching their employees to be the same to those around them, and by showing that they really care about their personal growth.
21st-century leaders need to anticipate change, and be agile enough to deal with the challenges that are coming at them from all angles. The question is: How do you maintain resilience when you’re operating in these ever-changing environments, and often feeling way outside your comfort zone?
Have you ever been told that you have great leadership potential but feel you’ve never realised that potential? Or do you know someone who was flagged early on as a high-performer on a fast track to great career success but you’ve watched as it never materialised?
Going from merely a buzzword to something requiring a strategic road map, organisations need to figure out how to retain and keep millennials engaged. More importantly though, they’ll need to put an emphasis on how they communicate their values and define their culture.
Is your smartphone within reach while you’re working to solve a difficult problem? Do you keep it on the table when you’re meeting clients? Combining her research into leadership with studies about smartphone use in the workplace, Templar consultant Carolina Perez Sanz, shows how we lose the ability to focus, suffer a decline in cognitive performance and most importantly, become untrustworthy to colleagues and clients.