5 WAYS TO BE A FANTASTIC VUCA LEADER

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5 WAYS TO BE A FANTASTIC VUCA LEADER

Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft sums up the importance of leadership right now giving what we continue to face: 

“The role of leadership today is to bring clarity in uncertain times. The more uncertain things are, the more leadership is required. There is no job description for what you are facing, no rule book. Today’s leaders need to thrive in the face of this uncertainty.”

Business world has changed dramatically over the last few decades, and now we live in a society where change can be fast-paced, constant and unpredictable.

Therefore, a state of flux replaced the sense of certainty, stability and familiarity that people were used to. This type of environment can be described using the “VUCA” acronym, which stands for “Volatile,” “Uncertain,” “Complex,” and “Ambiguous.”

The 5 ways to be a fantastic VUCA leader-: 

  • No.1- Complex Problem Solving- In the VUCA World, complex problem-solving skills are very important to survive. These are the group of self-regulated psychological processes that are important for the VUCA World. As stated ” Business is all about risk taking and managing uncertainties and turbulence.” – Gautam Adani, Indian businessman. 
  • No.2- Maker Instinct- Being a leader in the VUCA world, you should be able to exploit your inner drive for building and growing things along with connecting with your team members in the process.
  • No.3- Problem Flipping- For maintaining your VUCA leadership, you should turn the dilemmas of your organization into opportunities and advantages and make the best use out of them.

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  • No.4- Be Transparent- Your ability to be open and authentic to your team about what matters without being self prompting is most important in the VUCA world.
  • No.5- Adapt Changes- Flexibility is one of the key skills in VUCA World. A leader should be ready for changes as they come and learn about their plans to adjust with the latest innovations and overcome the challenges while achieving their goals.

The future holds both pitfalls and opportunities, and the true test of VUCA team leadership is how you’re anticipating impending change and responding to it. 

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