The hidden talent: 10 ways to identify and retain transformational leaders

In a world that is changing at an unprecedented pace, organisational transformation is crucial for survival – but harder than ever to execute successfully. All the more so since the leaders capable of such transformations are in extremely short supply. Latest research with Harthill Consulting in 2015 reveals that less than 10% of leaders today have the right skills to lead successful transformational change. This may surprise many organisations, particularly those led by high-achieving operational managers with a track record to date of improving efficiency. But the attributes required to manage a transformation change are not the same competencies as those exhibited by leaders who cope well with day-to-day issues, or even by those who excel in a crisis.