When talking about survival in the business world, companies in this fast evolving marketplace need to go with the flow. In other words, they must always be ready to morph into whatever form or shape whenever it’s necessary. Additionally, they have to change rapidly to please a more informed, more intelligent customer base: an ability so crucial to have in order to achieve success. In the center of this situation, effective leadership is called for. Wait… it’s not only called for, it’s a requirement.

This post will touch on the essential leadership skills leaders need to weather the storms of the business world. Just to give you an idea, the ability to wisely wield power is one of the skills necessary to empower a company. According to the leaders of the top companies interviewed, their organization empowers its workers at every level. It’s easy to say that, but obviously hard to do. How do you empower employees who think they are just ordinary players in the big and complicated business war games? This piece will elaborate on the matter with the help of an infographic produced by NEC’s Online Master of Science in Project Management.

Previously published by Entrepreneur

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