The start of any year is an opportunity for business leaders to reflect on what worked the year prior, what didn’t, what trends they need to be aware of and therefore what will they need to do differently in the coming months to achieve their targets both personally and for the business.
What are the trends, opportunities and challenges that are going to shape my clients’ business during the year ahead?
The recent Mindshop business leader study reveals the trends, opportunities and challenges our fellow business leaders from the US, Australia and the UK believe are going to shape their business and industry during 2016.
Top 10 insights and strategies
- 1. Ensure growth is profitable
- 2. Future proof products and services
- 3. Better integrate technology
- 4. Adopt agile leadership
- 5. Boost employee engagement
- 6. Attract and retain the best team
- 7. Continuously sharpen the saw
- 8. Prioritise projects
- 9. Boost probability of change success
- 10. Problem solving culture
Listen to James Mason, Mindshop Managing Director, as he explains the top 10 Business Leader insights.
The purpose of the annual study conducted by Mindshop of its global community of leaders is to gather feedback on these emerging business trends, training needs, industry opportunities and challenges for the years ahead. In December 2015 responses were gathered from 128 experienced business leaders and advisors which provided various, informed perspectives on the market. These results then informed the Top 10 insights and respective strategies provided in this study. Some will be common sense for you, some you may be already implementing and others will force you to adapt your thinking.
The global business arena is adapting rapidly and us leaders need to be ready to change. Understanding your top three insights to focus on in your business in order to achieve your growth targets in 2016 will be critical for success.
As you review these Top 10 insights, ask yourself: Where are your 3 key areas of focus in your business?
Contact us to discuss your top three key areas of focus and ensure these are then addressed as you update your plans for 2016.