Growth Spurt Nov 2016: Business leader capabilities 2025

In this series of snippets we distil our regular Growth Academy half-day workshops down into their essential elements and learning points. A strategic prompt for the Academy members who were there, and a taster of what you missed if you weren’t…

Date: 15 November 2016

Key focus: Business Leader Capabilities 2025

Topics covered:

  • New online change success diagnostic
  • Vision for the 2025 leader
  • The leadership cliff – gaps in capability (SAP research and survey)
  • Personal capability analysis – deconstruct the skill and remove barriers
  • Practical skills and habits for success

Take home points:

  • Change is the new normal – technological change, accelerating globalisation, shifting demographics, focus on employee engagement
  • The new market place – it’s all about the long tail
  • 67% of leaders believe simplification will be strategically important in the next 3 years
  • The need to build a learning culture – moving away from traditional learning models
  • Need to deconstruct the skill of leadership to grow capability

Moment of truth!

Becoming capable doesn’t take 10,000 hours – Josh Kaufman