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Gail Kelly on what it means to be a successful modern leader

In today’s competitive and tough business environment, one of the major keys towards business success is effective leadership. Every business needs someone to lead them; someone who knows how to make his subordinates work as one well-oiled machine. When a team is lead properly, they are more likely to become successful.

How to be a successful leader? If you want to become a successful leader, you should develop behaviours, qualities, skills and competencies enabling you to navigate the challenges and evolving demands of your organisation’s landscape. You need to be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to respond to changes in organizations and employee behaviour.

The shifting focus points within the organisational setting are the foundation of the modern leader. It is also the requirements for successful leadership. More importantly, a successful leader knows how to respond to changes – this skill can definitely enhance your leader effectiveness. The changes in business environment, economy, and other significant factors push leaders to new and unfamiliar levels. If a leader is able to anticipate and understand the changes, a strategic approach to developing skills and talents to respond to those changing demands can enable a leader to navigate challenges more easily.

In an article published by Business Insider Australia, Westpac’s former boss, Gail Kelly, explains what it means to be a successful modern leader. In this article you will a lot of tips about modern leadership.

You can read the full article here: