"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them" How does design thinking help in change and transformation initiatives?
Leadership can be complicated but effective leaders in today's workforce need to now be less authoritative and now have the skills to influence others to gain consensus or agreement to move initiatives forward in a way where people are bought in and motivated. The ability to influence is an essential leadership skill that as a soft skill is increasing in demand as leaders need to inspire, persuade and rally their staff so they have commitment to a shared goal.
The need for Universities to adapt is clear but are the structures to rigid and are they to risk-averse? More entrants into this market are on their way?
In a perfect world everybody would read there emails in the workplace. This can often be difficult with the volume of emails but culture of empowerment and structure can help in managing being responsive.
Data-driven decisions are becoming in demand. Skillsets are being demanded that are more diverse with all the information being generated what do we believe? There is a lot to digest with all the data supporting people that is incorrect as often it is biased. This post just looks to provoke though on where we are currently.