Magazine article Workforce


Magazine article Workforce


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Flexibility: Able to adapt to dynamic environments with ease and speed. Thrives on change. Low risk-aversion: Able to take and manage appropriate risks and use them to the organization's advantage. Can venture into the unknown and allow the company to take steps to outpace the competition.

Business acumen: Knowledgeable about trends, practices, and policies affecting the industry and business, Has firm understanding of competitors and a good grasp of effective strategies and tactics that work in the marketplace.

-Visionary: Creates and communicates a compelling and inspired sense of core purpose. Leads on the vision of the future, not the reality of today. Can sift through vast amounts of information, solicit opportunities and possibilities, and communicate effectively to others.

Embraces ambiguity and uncertainty: Can cope with and embrace change and use it to advantage. Able to act without having the total picture.

Strategic agility: Can see ahead clearly and anticipate consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; articulates vision, possibilities, strategies and plans.

Customer focus: Clear understanding of customers' needs, preferences, interests, timelines and decision-making criteria. Can walk in the shoes of the customer and speak the same language. …

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