Last month, we wrote about transformational leadership in the digital age and shared some practical steps leaders can take to create the right culture. Our post received many positive responses, and there were two consistent themes in people’s comments: First, people agreed that successful leaders have to focus on culture, even at the expense of strategy, in order to foster innovation. Second, people pointed out that while our post focused on navigating the digital landscape, the need for leaders to create an engaging culture applies to all change efforts.
Several readers asked if we could delve further into the topic of culture, so as a follow-up, we will investigate: What culture is, how it manifests itself, why it’s so hard to perfect, and how to get it right. Continue reading