The post-pandemic world expects leaders to enable transformational reforms while staying true to traditional values. This is a time for leaders to prove their mettle and help teams achieve unconventional and unprecedented success. Thus, it is important for leaders to embrace their inner creativity and channel it to inspire, empower, and execute changes that transcend everything that has been done before.
Blair Sheppard - Global Leader, Strategy & Leadership at PwC released his ‘Ten Years to Midnight’ book back in August 2020. And after almost two years of a global pandemic, it remains as relevant as ever. The book talks about a supposed timelines of 10 years that the world leaders have before it’s too late. The timeline focuses on 4 urgent global challenges and possible strategic solutions for them. Sheppard urges leaders to act fast, even as the the 70 years long social-economic progress triggered by the Marshall Plan unravels in front of their eyes.
The future of organisational landscape looks LIT! The latest generation entering the workforce in the near future is about to reinvent leadership and work styles, alike. And, like with any inter-generational shift, leaders are going to reinvent their styles in accordance with the new kids on the block.
Unlikely bedmates, Marcus and FocusU share one common interest. It’s our passion for enabling action through inspired frameworks. His methods and courses continue to enable thousands of men find their most confident selves by honing their relationship management skills. And, in the following article, he shares insights on how leaders, across industries, can benefit from effective relationship management skills.
If you are anything like us, you are constantly fielding requests at work. From formal requests to informal asks, there is always something ‘urgent’ that requires your immediate attention. However, it is impossible to attend to every single one of them. But, in a close knit society like a work team, saying No can be a tricky art to master. How do you decide which request to say no to? Which ones to prioritise? And how do you communicate the same without adversely impacting nter-personal relationships?
For most organisations, the pandemic brought to surface unexpected talent, creativity, and resilience. Many mid-level employees stepped up and took charge of the situation. They handled the unexpected challenges with unprecedented creativity and a strong bias for action. These entrepreneurial team members have really changed the game for everyone, everywhere.
However, with the situation normalising across the board, leaders are facing a new challenge.
I learnt things the hard way and this blog is an attempt to reflect on the mistakes I made while collecting feedback for online game-based learning courses and gamified content. In my experience this holds true regardless of the type of content – gamified, storified, serious games, elearning, microlearning or nanolearning. If you are an online learning designer or just someone who is learning using online courses, I hope you add to my points and further help me and other learning designers become better.