Being a top business leader Here understands what it means to provide quality leadership. In his recent lecture, Hurd emphasises on what is required to be a valuable leader that create real impact. Hurd confessed there is a high tendency for people to overcomplicate the whole issue of leadership. He breaks leadership into three skills, thereby simplifying it for everyone to understand.
Get the Strategy Right
For a company leader to be able to provide resourceful leadership they need to establish the right strategy. The right strategy is needed to be able to confront the challenges in the market, drive innovation, introduce new products and inspire workers. He suggests that critical reasoning and a keen eye for detail should be applied by anyone who wants to create change and drive a company to greater heights.
Execute the Strategy
Once the strategy has been created the next thing is to find the people that will implement it. The Oracle CEO Mark Hurd believes that employees are the lifeline of every company and attracting the right talent will differentiate successful companies from those who will be at risk of losing their sanity. Executing a strategy also involves making the right decisions in every aspect of the business, as it is needed.
Put the Right People in the Right Place
Business leaders are required to develop a keen eye that gives them leverage on determining the kind of talent available and the best place to put them. It is not just about coming up with strategies but actually putting the right people in the right place, to be able to manage and execute it properly.
Becoming a business leader is not an easy task. Oracle CEO Mark Hurd believes that leaders should summarise their duty into three, which will involve coming up with a strategy executing the strategy and putting the right people in the right place.