From Guardiola to Yoda: The five skills of the future leader

Written by Jacob Morgan Tuesday 17 May 2022
The winner of our 2021 Management Book of the Year competition painted a uniquely comprehensive definition of the future leader. Are you more of a football coach or an empathy jedi?
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To explore the future of leadership, the winner of the 2021 CMI Management Book of the Year interviewed more than 140 chief executives (collectively employing more than seven million people around the world) and 14,000 employees. The result was a uniquely comprehensive project that defined the mindsets and skills of the future leader. 

Here are the five mindsets of the future leader.

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