Leadership in the Cloud

Leadership in the Cloud

This week I had the chance to see Andrew Marr in a special event for our clients. His topic was about key skills for a politician’s leadership. Great speech, straight to the point, Andrew is really a very smart and very good speaker, I can feel his passion  for politics and even more for his country. Great food for thoughts. Ok, ok you might think I am diverging and no link with my favorite topic : Cloud Computing and Digital Transformation. This  usage revolution needs a strong leadership.  As Andrew Marr said, where are our leader for this Transformation in our companies? If you are in a big one, the lesson learnt  from politics could apply. Trust me I spent years in large corporations, politics thrives in  there. I  would like to share with you my top 6 key take-aways from Andrew’s speech: First : What are you here for?  Why do we need to embrace the Digital Era in our companies? Why is it key today to live in our fast-paced environments  not using  old recipes? Second : Make enemies! You can’t please everyone. Although it’s hard to admit, but you know it  in your inner self. The question is: with whom could  you make peace? Only with your enemies. Third : Take crips decisions. How many times did I hear  people complaining that their company was  not able to take decision? “We don’t know”; “We have to  launch another study”. Bring clarity, bring all the organisation to know what are the decisions. Fourth : Speak English!  Use the same language  in order that  everyone understands what you...