What kind of specific traits and mindsets are required to lead businesses during the crisis?
AP Leaders will define what they do in a crisis (COVID-19 response)-or be defined by it. We have seen more Volatility Uncertainty Complexity and Ambiguity in the last 6 months than in the last 600 years! NO futurologist or Science fiction book/movie has even remotely predicted the situation that we are in right now where almost 2/3rd of the world is in semi or complete lockdown. Clearly in crisis times like these where we have hit a rock bottom, we need to go “hit refresh” and develop two specific mindsets – the Beginner mindset and the Growth mindset.
a. The beginner mindset refers to having an attitude of openness, eagerness, and lack of preconceptions when studying/analyzing a subject/situation. Going “back to basics” or doing “Zero based budgeting”
b. A growth mindset is an...