Join Charlene Li for an in-depth discussion in this video Engage to transform, part of Charlene Li on Digital Leadership.
- In your journey to become a digital leader,…one of the most difficult things you'll have…to learn how to do is how to engage.…To engage with the people who are following you as a leader.…That's because engagement changes not only…what people are engaging with you,…but also how you feel about yourself,…and the nature of that relationship…that you have with followers.…There are three major ways where engagement,…especially in the digital era, is really changing…how you become and show up as a leader.…The first one is really about distance,…and in particular, power distance.…
In traditional organizations before the digital age,…there was this distance between where you sat as a leader…and wherever that follower is,…the person who reports to you.…There might be layers within a hierarchy,…but what happens inside a digital space…is that that transparency, that access,…that openness actually breaks down that power distance…and brings people closer to you.…In many ways, leaders are feeling very comfortable…with that distance because it gives them this sort of…
In this course, she explains the three steps for extending leadership into the digital space: listening, sharing, and engaging. With her tips, you can transform your professional relationships with employees, peers, and influencers. At the end of each chapter, she provides a list of questions to help you get started on your next step.
- Listening at scale
- Scanning your environment
- Choosing the right type of engagement
- Cultivating followers