By Catherine Joyce (United Kingdom)
Fifteen years into the new century, we live and work in a faster changing business environment than ever before. The business leadership landscape is changing constantly and not only is it moving fast, but it is complex, uncertain and ambiguous for many leaders today.
Communications are faster than ever before; technology is sprouting new apps faster than they can be assessed for value; employee retention and engagement are stretching managers in many workplaces which now have employees from 17 to 70 years of age.
These and countless other challenges make now an interesting time to be a leader and a manager. At a practical level, there are pressures; here are three that leaders need to be able to navigate in today’s fast-changing world of work.
Source: iCN Issue 14 vol.1 (Marketing for Coaches); pages 25-28
About Catherine Joyce
Catherine Joyce is an international consultant, exe coach and author of Being An Agile Leader-Manager published January 2016 by Panoma Press. Catherine has dedicated her career to being a business leadership consultant and confidant to Directors, Senior Managers and Emerging Leaders in blue-chip companies across a range of industries. She draws on 20 years’ experience on developing agile leadership and helping individuals achieve business success. She is Managing Director of BlueQuay Limited.