Dan Goods leads a team that is revolutionizing how NASA thinks. Now you can join Dan as he discusses how to include creativity in everything you do, from interactions with those around you to the career where you spend so much of your time.
In a world where digital is quickly becoming the reality, deal with the integration between digital and traditional is not an easy task. Leaders need to be prepared and ready to make decisions fast in a continuously moving environment. The circle of interconnectivity which places information, people, experiences and connections at our fingertips, just add more challenge to the game. Overcome the situation requires a constant learning approach and a mindset ready to adapt to the new situations.
To say “No” properly is a key element, not just in life, but also in business relationships. It doesn’t mean to say yes, it’s always a matter of communicating your “no” in an effective and polite way and the most important giving no room for misunderstanding.
Gone are the days opf born leaders, now is the time of leadership skills. A portion of natural ability can of course help, but the development of soft skills is extremely necessary in the today’s work environment. Leadership talents are increasingly in demand for leading teams and going even further to bring more creativity to the workplace.
The bad times of recession are gone, and the reality now is that most of the companies are struggling to keep their talents as the market is much more competitive. Small and medium enterprises tend to suffer more as they must compete with much bigger multinationals, who have huge teams, and big budgets for high-impact employee retention programmes.
The process of developing leadership and management skills is not easy. Some people seem to have some form of natural ability for leadership, but that doesn't mean that these skills can not be developeed an built upon. Building up those skills requires time and investment. To keep the team engaged and productive, companies must have a development program or something similar. But it'ss a win-win situation, the enterprise achieves their goals and the employees will be happy and satisfied with their achievements.
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