Six Traits of an Agile Leader

Agile organizations require leaders who are perceptive, comfortable with their various roles, and clear about their path to value.
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According to some estimates, up to 80% of all strategies never achieve their intended results. Rather than describing these disappointments as “failures of execution," leaders can instead see it as an opportunity for change.

As Trish Gorman, strategy expert and faculty member at Columbia Business School Executive Education, explains, “It is important that leaders have agility to be able to maneuver, to see around the next corner…”

Trish Gorman is a seasoned strategy expert and longtime faculty member at Columbia Business School Executive Education. She is the faculty director of the Leading the Agile Organization program.

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