Our Culture Change blog this week includes the Seven Seismic Shifts that executives must take to become leaders, practical advice on how to develop the culture of a virtual team, and how great leaders make effective and lasting transformations in their organisations.
How Managers Become Leaders
The video above shares the 'seven seismic shifts of perspective and responsibility' that transform rising stars into true business leaders. The insights are based on personal experiences and an an extensive series of interviews with more than 40 executives, including "managers who had developed high-potential talent, senior HR professionals, and individuals who had recently made the move to enterprise leadership for the first time".
What the Best Transformational Leaders Do
Following the announcement of HBR's '2017 Transformation 10' - the top 10 companies from the Fortune Global 500 that ranked highest in their new-growth transformation - they analysed the key characteristics shared by the winning firm’s top teams of those from the winning firms, and the common strategies that they employed. Of particular note is how those at the top used culture change to drive engagement.
With more and more organisations giving employees the opportunity to work remotely each year, one of the topics we are frequently asked about is regarding how culture management operates in a virtual environment. Walking the Talk CEO Carolyn Taylor uses a practical example to share advice.