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Only 18% of Leaders Capable of Leading in VUCA World

Only 18% of Leaders Capable of Leading in VUCA World

In this world of uncertainty, we know one thing for sure – leaders need to be capable of leading their organizations through Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity, or VUCA.  According to a recent survey of 13.124 leaders conducted jointly by Development Dimensions International and The Conference Board, “leaders will either succeed well or fail miserably in […]

Leadership Competencies: Senior Management Out of Sync

During a recent consulting project, we were asked to identify the leadership competencies required to lead a fast growing and successful organization.  The project was the first phase of a succession planning initiative. Using our leadership assessment competency identification exercise, we asked the board of directors for their opinions about what management skills will be […]

VUCA: Are Your Leadership Skills Growing Obsolete?

VUCA: Are Your Leadership Skills Growing Obsolete?

Institutions and nation states are now facing inevitable and even predictable, change. But they lack the leadership, flexibility and imagination to adapt. It’s not that their current leaders and pipeline are not smart enough or don’t recognize what’s happening. It’s just that the speed of change is simply overwhelming them. Welcome to the new world […]