Being authentic is defined as being real or genuine, discovering your strength and uniqueness, being yourself, even if you are not perfect, and nobody is.
From one generation to the next, the substance of leadership does not change, it’s about the future, change, and influence. However, digital leadership trends will continue to emerge.
Here is a set of featured blogs to dig into the “keywords” of the 21st century to brainstorm the future of digital leadership and business transformation.
Innerauthenticity Being authentic is defined as being real or genuine, or simply being yourself, your character, personality, strength and weakness, even if you are not perfect, and nobody is.
Initiateauthenticity Being authentic is defined as being real or genuine, discovering your strength and uniqueness, being yourself, even if you are not perfect, and nobody is.
InfluseAuthenticityAccountabilityAutonomy Digital organizations are like the living systems that are organic, holistic, vibrant, energetic, and responsive; they can self-reflect, self-discover, self-adaptive, and self-renew in thriving as high-performance businesses in relationship with its environments, customers, suppliers, and above all enhances creativity.
Illuminateauthenticity Due to the exponential growth of information and frequent disruptions, authenticity is not only a leadership quality but a digital professional trait. To move forward from a knowledge economy to a creative economy, keep recirculating imagination and recycling knowledge.
Initiateauthenticity Culture is the collective mindset, attitudes, and behaviors. Culture is not something that can be dictated and followed such as a new policy or rule from management. Therefore, the organizational culture expression shouldn’t be read on the surface, the mantra put on their slogans or the speeches made in the conferences. Culture is what happens when managers are not around or the small group chatting in the coffee room, or how they deal with talent management (leadership development, hiring & firing, etc.). It is like an iceberg where the visible elements, such as behaviors, make much sense with recognizing and understanding the underlying mindsets, expectations, and assumptions. So what are the fundamental elements to build an authentic culture in order to run a high-valuable and high-mature digital organization?
The blog is a dynamic book flowing with your thoughts; growing through your dedication; sharing your knowledge; conveying your wisdom, and making an influence through touching the hearts and connecting minds across the globe. The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 10 million page views with about #10100 blog postings. Among 59+ different categories of leadership, management, strategy, digitalization, change/talent, etc. Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking and innovating new ideas; it’s not just about WHAT to say, but about WHY to say, and HOW to say it. It reflects the color and shade of your thought patterns, and it indicates the peaks and curves of your thinking waves. Unlike pure entertainment, quality and professional content takes time for digesting, contemplation and engaging, and therefore, it takes time to attract the “hungry minds” and the “deep souls.” It’s the journey to amplify diverse voices and deepen digital footprints, and it’s the way to harness your innovative spirit.