What’s most challenging about leading organizations today? Do the challenges differ around the world? Is there a common skill that cuts across all challenges?
The Center for Creative Leadership surveyed 763 middle- and executive-level leaders in organizations from China/Hong Kong, Egypt, India, Singapore, Spain, the U.K., and the U.S. These leaders consistently face the same 6 challenges:
One way to advance your skill in each of these challenges is to focus on a common skill that is very relevant to all these challenges. One skill that cuts across all of these challenges is influence.
Here are 4 concrete things leaders can do to improve influencing skills:
Although the challenges are similar, each of us is unique. What one person can do to improve influencing skills, is not necessarily the same thing another person should do.
Where can YOU improve?