Leadership skills required in new economy

The continued evolution of the global economy and workplaces requires that leaders in today’s businesses need to have certain skills and management styles. Flexibility in the face of looming changes in health care law, financial reform and continued technological advancements in all sectors seems to stand out as vital, but Alan Murray suggests in the Wall Street Journal that there are twelve key skills that will undoubtedly serve managers and aspiring leaders well.

    • Stay flexible.
    • Devour data.
    • Be (somewhat) humble.
    • Communicate.
    • Plan for contingencies.
    • Be proactive.
    • Insist on candor.
    • Stay involved.
    • Keep your organization flat.
    • Cross-train your talent.
    • Assess your team.
    • Use your judgment.

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