6 Truths of Leadership Development in the Digital Age



The digital economy has precipitated a shift in the way work is performed and this, in turn, has changed the face of leadership. Yesterday’s image of leadership was that of a commander, issuing orders from atop a squadron of loyal underlings, duty-bound to follow without question. And while this top-down approach fostered efficient execution in the industrial age, digital age leaders adopt a different approach. Fostering collaboration and encouraging innovation are now the core competencies of effective leaders. In an evolving competitive landscape, the antiquated Hero Leader model no longer engenders success. A new model of leadership is needed.