Leadership is not about taking people where they want to go, rather, it’s about leading them where they should go. This was the subject of a members-only breakfast in February 2015 led by Gerhard Vorster, Asia Pacific Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte
This new style of leadership presents a challenge when an employee’s desire and expectation does not match an employer’s determination, which is often. In order to hold on to employees, leaders should win their trust and only disappoint their demands and at a rate they can handle. Increasingly, this means understanding how millennials think about leadership and work.
Today’s leaders need to respond to new elements and dynamics in running business and should emphasize transparency and quality.