Are these your top 10 Leadership Issues in 2012?

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Sep 02 2012

From discussions with our clients we are forming some common challenges for business today.

Are these your top 10 Leadership Issues in 2012?

  • Change, change, change (communicating it, dealing with it, leading through the uncertainty).
  • Rapid change underway requires being nimble, flexible, resilient, quick to respond, all with accountability.
  • Engaging all constituents around inevitable change (creating an environment of engagement).
  • The confluence of forth coming events (Congress, polarizing positions, new leaders in organizations).
  • Changing cultures (expectations, multiple generations, globalization – being global and local).
  • As the economy (eventually and ultimately) improves, how to deal with disengaged, battle weary, people.
  • “Workload paralysis” as an excuse for not doing things (breaking down the silos).
  • Aligning incentives with goals and results (what’s appropriate compensation?)
  • Getting past all the data to make great (information driven) decisions.
  • The need for simplicity, letting go, building momentum, and transparency as we move forward.

How does this listing compare to your own major leadership issues? Please let us know your reactions, additions, and comments.

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