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5 Steps for CIOs to Cultivate a Digital Leadership Mindset and Behaviors

Published: 06 March 2019

ID: G00381811

Analyst(s): Graham Waller , Elise Olding


Digital business doesn’t just disrupt markets — it disrupts leadership as well. CIOs must continuously advance their thinking and actions to anticipate and adapt to digital-era marketplace demands.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Step 1: Reframe Your Perspective by Challenging Core Beliefs
  • Step 2: Define Your New Digital-Era Leader Mindset
  • Step 3: Change Your Brain Monologue
  • Step 4: Reinforce the New Mindset via Routines
  • Step 5: Amplify Behaviors With Experiential Learning
  • Sustain Your Digital Dexterity Over the Long Term

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