7 Skills for the

Future of Digital Leadership

With Alison Rood

Hello, I’m Alison Rood…

Following a 15-year career in digital project management, I experienced the pressure, worked long hours, and felt unappreciated by my clients and my team. At the time, I thought the only solution was to leave the industry I love. That’s when I discovered the work of Emma-Sue Prince, author of The Advantage. I began to deepen my understanding of the core skills you need to succeed in your life and your career. Over the last 3 years, I have obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in the delivery of soft skills and trained with Emma-Sue as a licensed trainer of the Advantage. Now I work closely with other digital project managers to provide them with the skills they need to thrive in the career they love.

This workshop identifies the experiences and different pressures or emotions a DPM might go through and how this could be improved through small adjustments. I would recommend it.

In digital leadership people can often feel:

  • Pressured by time, budget, and quality demands
  • Challenged by different and ever-changing personalities
  • Overwhelmed by an ever-changing digital landscape
  • A struggle to manage yourself, as well as managing others
  • Relationships within your team are breaking down
  • A constant need to negotiate a compromise between conflicting demands
  • Fragmented, misunderstood and unappreciated

So you react by:

  • Working more hours
  • Taking shortcuts on time, budget, and quality
  • Doing the work yourself and stopping delegation of tasks
  • Going with it even though you know it’s the wrong or an outdated approach or solution
  • Losing focus, stopping caring and checking out

When none of this works, typically you:

  • Are unable to deliver the results and are held accountable for the failures
  • Lose the confidence and trust of your team and your client
  • Become stressed, overwhelmed and burnt out

I imagine this sounds familiar! Start to think differently!

The Advantage can help you to:

  • Embrace change and readily adjust to reassess priorities
  • Create meaningful relationships built on respect, support, and mutual understanding
  • Gain focus and perspective
  • Make effective and informed decisions
  • Increase productivity
  • Adopt a positive, solutions-based approach

Download your free Advantage assessment

Assess yourself against the 7 soft skills you need to get ahead in your personal and professional life. This quick and easy assessment offers you an opportunity to identify your strengths and weaknesses in adaptability, critical thinking, empathy, integrity, optimism, being proactive, and resilience

Upcoming webinar: 7 Skills for the Future of Digital Leadership

Tuesday, 20th Nov 2018, 19:00-20:00 GMT

Please note this is an online event

A 1hr webinar focusing on 7 core skills crucial for today: adaptability, critical thinking, empathy, integrity, optimism, being proactive, and resilience. These skills are vital in gaining and improving personal and professional success. This webinar has been tailored for digital leaders – providing you with the skills you need to get ahead in leadership.

Upcoming training: 7 Skills for the Future of Digital Leadership

Coming soon! 

Central London

A two-day experiential learning workshop designed specifically to raise self-awareness. Based on the internationally selling book: The Advantage, the 7 soft skills you need to stay one step ahead, by Emma-Sue Prince. Focuses on 7 core skills crucial for today: adaptability, critical thinking, empathy, integrity, optimism, being proactive, and resilience. These skills are vital in gaining and improving personal and professional success. This workshop has been tailored for digital leaders – providing you with the skills you need to get ahead in management.

Interested in having The Advantage in-house for your team?

For a limited time, you can apply to secure a free taster workshop, delivered in-house.

Book a private training needs analysis call and take the opportunity to review how you would like The Advantage to impact you and your team. We’ll discuss the results you want to achieve and you’ll gain a greater understanding of The Advantage methodology and workshop, and how it can be tailored to your organisation. Placing you in the best position to make a decision about using The Advantage to achieve the results you and your team need.

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