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Deep Motivations, Not Competencies, Drive Leadership Performance

The Empowered Buisness

Orientation toward innovation and creativity. A successful CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) is likely to have such MAPs as – strong motivation toward options (ie., Power. In the context of MAPs assessment, the Power pattern reflects to what extent a leader wants to be in charge. It is one of three core motivational drivers identified by McClelland. High performing leaders score in the healthy range of Power – neither overly strong nor weak. What if….

Leadership Is About to Get More Uncomfortable

Harvard Business Review

And along with this increased transparency, you’re held accountable for areas you know less about: new technologies, new markets, new cultures and geographies representing new stakeholders. Among our findings is that leadership in the future will involve increased personal and business-level discomfort. The combination of digitization with globalization and consumer demands for personalized products will complicate the usual processes and relationships.