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Leadership Essentials Every GM Should Develop — Insights and Actions to Take From a Gartner Investor Panel

Published: 14 January 2019

ID: G00368625

Analyst(s): Kaustav Dey , Lars Van Dam


Key take-aways from a recent Gartner Investor Panel included venture capitalists and corporate strategists highlighting key traits in executive leaders or teams. Technology general managers can use these insights to cultivate their leadership skills and impact on their ability to develop others.

Table Of Contents


  • Step 1 — Shift to Passion Management as a Core Leadership Approach
  • Step 2 — Understand the Portfolio’s Value Chain, Including Control Points and Economic Value Created
  • Step 3 — Master Your Portfolio Story and Create Scale Through Refining the Storytelling Abilities of Your Leaders
  • Step 4 — Restore and Maintain Trust in Management by Displaying and Embracing Authentic Leadership

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