It's obvious when you think about Cielo’s research findings, with Generation X, Y, and Z having different behavioural preferences, motivators and preferred leadership styles that the leadership skills needed to lead them accordingly need to change. Otherwise we will have drivers with the wrong skill sets driving the buses (organisations).
So it’s bye-bye, control and command and look at me - leaders, and hello, people centric, perceptive, serving, engaging and developing - leaders. So we are less likely to see those who lead from the front, as Steve Jobs, Jack Welch and Lee Iacocca were renowned for.
So are your driving skills up to date?
According to Cielo, in light of the constantly changing business environment the key skills of the senior team now consist of four very different elements compared to just a decade ago: * Emotional intelligence: * Non-heroic leadership: * Recognition of team drivers: * Total flexibility: