Times call for a new kind of leadership. That includes the need for leadership skills that many managers haven't had the opportunity to develop yet.
Cultivating great managers is a challenge even in the best of times. Now that our lives have been turned upside down, effective leadership is both more complex and more important. Your managers — especially newer managers — are likely struggling to stay on top of so much change. Everyone’s operating from a new and incomplete playbook. Best practices that worked as recently a year ago are now woefully out of date. Performance metrics are taking a hit.
We’ve identified the six most important leadership skills managers need right now. Our list is an interconnected group of key capabilities, some of which may surprise you. Equipping your team with this new set of skills is imperative to their success and your company’s performance.