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DIGITAL LEADERSHIP 2017-12-14T16:44:22+00:00

Digital Leadership

  • ATTRACT & ENGAGE: Let’s take an example of an IT company, whose key tech people are not motivated and in fact leaving. Or an example of the banks which are not the coolest kids on the block anymore: how can you compete with start-ups or the ‘Googles’ to attract the best digital people?

  • GROWTH & PROFESSIONALISM: Start-ups have people challenges too. How to ensure dynamic startup culture, and become more professional? How to enable people to develop skills they need? How to go around freelancing? And how can the leaders be both inspirational and effective?

  • LEADING IN AGILE WORLD: When it comes to product design and delivery, terms like agile, design thinking, development sprints and hackathons are leading the way. But how do you transform classical management into digital leadership and which factors really make the difference?

  • CUSTOMERS WANT YOU HUMAN: Research show that even if your customers are in love with your tech features, they still require a highly personalised experience. Leveraging on trends like blockchain, robotization or artificial intelligence, and yet having the ‘human’ touch, can win the digital game.

38%
38% of businesses are struggling to find the right (digital) talent.
76%
Millennials are expected to account for 76% of the global labor by 2025.
37%
The need to train people is 37% higher now than just 3 years ago.
10 yrs
In 10 years, we will see a Global 2000 company with no full-time employees outside of most senior executives.
4%
43% of companies are not developing the required managerial capabilities to support the transition to digital.

Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.

Stephen Hawking, Theoretical physicist

The problem is that at a lot of big companies, process becomes a substitute for thinking. You’re encouraged to behave like a little gear in a complex machine. Frankly, it allows you to keep people who aren’t that smart, who aren’t that creative.

Elon Musk, PayPal and Tesla founder

Anyone should be able to tell me anything, that’s the culture we strive for.

Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO

The greatest achievement of humanity is not its works of art, science, or technology, but the recognition of its own dysfunction.

Eckhart Tolle, Writer & philosopher

Employees, especially young people, want more than a paycheck.

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.

Albert Einstein

There is no greater thing you can do with your life ad your work than to follow your passions – in a way serves the world and you.

Sir Richard Brandson

We try to be a strengths-based organization, which means we try to make jobs fit around people rather than make people fit around jobs.

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO

Winners will create corporate cultures where technology empowers people to evolve, adapt, and drive change.

Accenture Technology Vision

Our world is now in the early stages of a sustainability revolution, that has the magnitude of industrial revolution but the speed of the digital revolution. And it’s empowered by the digital tools.

Al Gore, Politician and environmentalist

Leaders are now being held accountable for their actions, digital requires us to be more transparent, more real, more human than even before.

Brian Fanzo, Speaker & iSocialFanz CEO

The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology, but because of an expanded concept of what it means to be human.

John Naisbitt, Futurist and author