Odgers Berndtson: Soft Skills, The Rapid Redefinition of Key Leadership
Soft skills have always been an important trait for successful leaders, but with the strain of recent global disruptions, they are now vitally in the spotlight and expectations have never been greater. 60% of C-level executives cited that today’s leaders should have crisis preparedness to ensure an organization’s survival of any eventuality.
Today's leaders are not only tasked to steer and drive their organization in the right direction but also effectively have the foresight to identify and cultivate potential within their team to help with the crisis at hand.
Odgers Berndtson published new insights that touch on the importance of soft skills in leadership, key points include,
- Crisis of confidence
- Judging leaders differently
- Understanding change