While we don’t have a crystal ball, there are trends and topics that can help leaders prepare for the future.
Heads up! 2020 is only five years away…and we all know how quickly time passes. As every leader knows, planning for the future starts now. While we don’t have a crystal ball, there are trends and topics that can help us prepare.
Three current thoughts on how leaders should equip themselves to lead in 2020 include:
The leaders of 2020 will be the “bridge” between now and what comes next. Employees and stakeholders will look to the leaders to guide the necessary changes that will ensure continued success. How are you preparing for the exciting future?
By Rhett Power
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