As artificial intelligence (AI) reshapes the global business landscape, it brings along not only revolutionary changes but also a new set of challenges and opportunities for leaders.
To thrive in this AI-driven world, today’s leaders must become fluent in both the language of humans and the language of machines. Here are the key competencies and approaches that can equip all leaders to navigate the intricacies of this new direction successfully.
Understand AI Basics: Leaders don’t need to be AI experts, but having a solid understanding of what AI can and cannot do is invaluable. This includes grasping the fundamentals of machine learning, data analytics, and automation.
Develop a Data-Driven Mindset: In an AI-driven world, data is the new goldmine. Leaders must understand the importance of collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data to make informed decisions.
Retrain and Upskill: AI will inevitably change the job landscape. Offering retraining and upskilling programs can prepare your workforce for these changes and enhance employee loyalty.
Combine Human and Machine Strengths: While AI provides valuable insights, human intuition and creativity should not be underestimated. The most effective leaders will know how to balance AI analytics with human judgment.
Long-term Vision with Artificial Intelligence: Use AI not just for immediate problem-solving but also for long-term strategic planning. From forecasting market trends to risk assessment, AI can offer valuable insights.
The advent of AI in the business world is not a signal for leaders to step back but an invitation to step up in new ways. By embracing lifelong learning, adopting a data-driven mindset, fostering ethical AI use, building resilient teams, and leveraging AI for strategic decisions, leaders can not only navigate but also thrive in an AI-driven world.
Lead From Within: The future belongs to leaders who can successfully cultivate AI capabilities with timeless leadership virtues.
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The Leadership Gap
What Gets Between You and Your Greatness
After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.
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Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.