How to Not Lose Your Shirt while Leading Digital Transformation

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The digital era is the time for inspiring and impactful leaders. We are no longer in a time where only the top manager commands, and everyone obeys or follows regardless anymore. Therefore your organization expects you to inspire them and make a positive impact in their organization and their future. Otherwise, you may quickly lose your shirt and more in this volatile market.

You’ll need real support from experienced leaders and facilitators while personalizing things for your business and most importantly, taking action. You position calls for a truly evolved and transformed person with a harmonious blend of skills and a broad personality. You are one of the brand new inspiring and insightful leaders of the digital age: you are a Digital Transformation Leader.

Therefore, being a Digital Transformation Leader who wants to live up to the highest expectations, here are 10 rules to act on so that you can succeed in your mission.

  1. Don’t look to please everyone but set to inspire everyone to be transformed.
  2. Understand that your people do not want the changes but they want the rewarding transformation.
  3. Do not force them to accept change, for you won’t experience success this way, rather you can lead them to embrace the changes themselves and succeed together.
  4. Never fire anyone, but instead release individuals from their end-of-cycle positions, and sometimes reassign them.
  5. Don’t be responsible for everyone’s individual happiness but for the business performance and sustainability. On the other hand, create an environment that promotes individual happiness, performance improvement and therefore organizational success.
  6. Invest in the best digital technologies for your business, without relying too much on the technology but making the business the true driver.
  7. Invest as much in people as you invest in digital technology, because as rewarding as it can be investing in technology, investing in people is even more rewarding for your organization both in the short and the long term.
  8. Start the digital transformation with your personal transformation, because you will be shaping the future of your organization and it will be a reflection of your mindset.
  9. Create the best leadership support team that you can, because you can’t do it alone.
  10. Innovate and leverage the organization, customers and prospects innovative potential.

To support you and help you live to your organization’s expectations, I make it my commitment for you to succeed personally, professionally and holistically.

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Nadia Vincent

M. Nadia Vincent, MBA

IDENTITY Global IT Management Consultant, Project / Program Manager, Entrepreneur , Trainer, Solution Provider. HOW MAY I HELP YOU? - I help global (IT) companies succeed in delivering global IT solutions by facilitating IT Change Management & Leadership and IT Project/Program management. https://bit.ly/TransformationalLeaders - I help companies increase their productivity and ROI by improving individual and organizational performance, reducing absenteeism costs related to stress and burnout. This is achieved through my program "Energized Corps" PERSONAL RESOURCES - A fierce dedication to performance and continuous improvement - A concrete ability to bring about long-lasting change - An inexhaustible drive to deliver sustainable solutions and bring things to completion - Strong strategic and leadership ability with a positive attitude - Advanced knowledge in the fields of IT management, Stress Management, Project delivery and product creation Specialties: ICT Management with a specialisation in Global ICT Project and Program Management (MBA) - 18+ years experience in Banking, Online Payments, Financial sectors, ... - Global ICT Delivery - Leadership - Change Management - Project and Program Management (PRINCE II, PMI, LEAN)

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