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What Qualities Do The Fastest-Growing Companies Seek In Their Leaders?

Oct 31, 2014 12:35:02 PM


Many of the fastest-growing companies in the world handle daily business vastly different from the majority of companies. One prerequisite is the way the top leaders act. The best leaders in companies growing rapidly focus on leading instead of managing their teams. Not only does this small quality speak volumes with team members, it produces an environment conducive for continuous growth.

After surveying leaders from Inc. 500 companies, staff writer Jill Krasny noticed a handful of interesting stats.

  • The biggest challenge leaders face today is attracting and retaining skilled employees.
  • Very few leaders view rapid technological change as a challenge.
  • More than 85% of leaders agree that leading and managing are different things.

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Topics: Strategy

Written by Vennli

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