Are You a 21st Century Professional?
(Leadership and Management Development Trainer) "Perceptum Group" Announces Novel Approach to Helping People Develop 21st Century Professional Skills.
By: Perceptum Group
First, the world is changing rapidly due to pervasive integration of technologies which allow superior efficiencies that were never before possible in, for example, transportation and processes. Also, we have better access to meaningful data through analytics, and we have much faster communication capabilities. People are expected to work faster, respond to challenges and opportunities urgently and to collaborate to solve unstructured problems using mobile platforms, digital resources and teamwork in a compressed time frame. 21st Century Professionals must be able to navigate the complex dualisms of things like market urgency versus time-consuming due diligence and inducing people to perform while providing properly timed support and all the while staying up-to-date with new market developments to enable timely responsiveness. This is a complex soup which is complicated further with multi-generational needs and variable operational styles peppered with the need to develop high-performance work cultures to retain talent and spur motivation!
Second, 21st Century Professionals, especially managers and leaders, more than ever, need to operate with high emotional intelligence in every aspect of their work. The modern workforce, comprised of largely Millennials, will not tolerate temperamental, rude, inconsistent and/or bullying-type managers or leaders. They will simply find a new place to work. This can lead to serious talent bleed which can damage any organization severely. So, 21st Century Professionals minimally: listen intently, are responsive to needs, provide clarity of expectations, lead by example (display self-motivation and confidence), provide meaningful formative feedback, hold people accountable with civility and communicate in a timely manner. The list is larger (see our blog at 21st Century Professionals…
Lastly, are you adaptable and able to anticipate and navigate change productively?
Perceptum lives in San Francisco, California, but its clients are worldwide and service is available 24/7. To learn more about 21st Century Professionals, visit Perceptum's latest blog @ 21st Century Professionals…
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