The Modern Leader

Traits of a Modern Leader

With a new type of employee emerging in the workplace and new ways of working, it requires a new type of leadership behaviour in order to engage and motivate them. Below are the key traits required by all Modern Leaders to successfully lead a Modern Workforce

Communicate the purpose

Modern Leaders are clear on the purpose of the organisation, and they communicate it clearly and authentically as often as possible

Be collaborative

We live in a world of instant communication, sharing, and openness, which Modern Leaders must embrace to facilitate effective collaboration

Flexible in their approach

Modern organisations are becoming more complex and the pace of change increasing. As such, one person cannot know and do it all, so they must be flexible and able to adapt

Confident yet Selfless

The best leaders know they have to gain the respect of their followers. This requires them to be confident in their abilities, but selfless in their commitment to the company purpose and it’s employees

Live the company values

Values are important to Modern Employees and the best Modern Leaders live the company values everyday and inspire others to do the same

Have a coaching style

Modern Leaders really see the value in developing their teams and spend time coaching them to reach their full potential

Focus on people not just profits

Making a profit is vital for any business, but Modern Employees do not want to work for a business or leader that doesn’t also consider the needs of people and the planet as much as they do profit

Emotionally Intelligent

People are the lifeblood of any business, so Modern Leaders must have a high level of emotional intelligence and be good listeners in order to quickly understand their team’s needs and react to them effectively

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The Modern Employee

Based on extensive research and experience, the mindset and behaviour of Modern Employees has been distilled down into 8 key attributes that businesses need to understand and adapt to

The Modern Workplace

Times have changed and for many jobs you no longer need to be at a fixed place of work between 9-5, meaning businesses need to evolve their ways of working to ensure they stay relevant for the Modern World of Work

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