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5 Skills to Develop in the Modern Leader

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Digital technologies and modern business models have disrupted almost every aspect of business. Industry leaders need an entirely different set of skills and capabilities, which calls for a new definition of leadership.
How can an effective leader influence and inspire, drive for results, or innovate without strong communication skills? It’s often effective communication that sets great leaders apart from other strong contributors on a team.

6 Truisms of Modern Leadership Development

5 min read
As HR and L&D leaders look for ways to modernize their leadership programs for the digital economy, it is important to recognize six factors that distinguish leadership development today from that of the past.
Understanding the role L&D should play in succession planning is similar to the analysis that any good manufacturing leader goes through when deciding whether to “make or buy” a product or service.