State of Leadership 2021

The state of leadership 2021

2021 brings hope, and also a new reality. The skills we need from leaders now are not the skills we needed from leaders 10, five, or even two years ago. Organizations and their people need to be prepared to handle constant future disruptions. They need to be ready to adapt, unlearn, relearn, upskill, reskill, and respond to the many unknowns still to come.

We asked people leaders two questions.

1. What skills and behaviors do leaders need to survive and thrive through 2021 and beyond?

2. What does that mean for how we deliver leadership development now?
The insights are featured in this practical, actionable playbook.

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Full report: State of Leadership 2021

Leadership as we know it has changed. We spoke to influential people leaders and found out what new skills leaders need now and how to build them.

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Part 1: New leadership skills for 2021

The leadership skills we need have changed. We spoke to people leaders to find out what Power Skills they're building in their leaders to meet today's needs.

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Part 2: The future of leadership development

Old leadership development approaches failed because they didn't change behaviors or cultures. Find out what your leadership development needs to look like now.

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