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Isabelle C. Nüssli Global Executive Search | Performance Coach | Tech Startup/Scaleup Booster

Isabelle Nüssli

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Leaders in the Digital and Tech World

Tech is the future. We have all heard that. But how does a company create a better future? 


An organization is only as good as its people. That is no different for companies working in the tech and digital space. So, while having winning leaders is important for the success of your tech company, what’s even more important is having leaders with the right philosophy to drive your organization forward. This is why it is so important to place the leaders of tomorrow today.

The common denominator between all successful tech companies

The most successful tech companies are run using a combination of values and an unconventional leadership framework. They function on transformational leadership! 


Transformational leaders help organizations create a culture of engagement and innovation. They play an active role in inspiring their teams, developing their people, and building trust across all levels of the organization through consistent positive reinforcement.


Such leaders recognize that there is no one right way to lead — what works for one person may not work for another. Instead, they look for ways to inspire others through their own unique leadership style, whether it be through their communication style or by demonstrating how they personally deal with obstacles in life or work

But a transformational leader also understands that leadership is more than just setting an example or managing people. They recognize the importance of taking care of their people in order to create an environment where everyone can do their best work.


They focus on the big picture when setting their own smaller goals. Such leaders focus on making sure everyone feels valued and respected at work as well as seek out ways to make sure employees are having fun while they are at work. Through this, transformational leaders ensure that the organization is doing what it is supposed to do.

What makes a transformational leader better?

There are several important characteristics of a transformational leader, which make them a winning choice for a tech company. 


Firstly, they have a clear vision of what they want their organization to look like in the future. They know what the right decisions are for them, but they also recognize that their employees need help in making those decisions.

Next, they have an appreciation for other people’s strengths and weaknesses, which enables them to support all employees in their growth. It also allows them to give honest feedback without dismissing anyone’s contributions in the process.


Lastly, transformational leaders are better than traditional leaders because they understand that everyone in the team has unique talents that can be developed into strengths if given enough time and effort — even if some aren’t initially aware of their potential. And because they are driven by their vision for the future, rather than by the current situation, they are able to inspire these people to want to become better versions of themselves.


All of this directly benefits the organization and contributes to its success.

Why the digital and tech world needs more transformational leadership

Transformational leadership is a type of leadership style that focuses on helping employees discover and develop their unique talents while motivating them to use those talents to make a difference in the workplace and in the lives of others.


The purpose of transformational leadership is to help create a sense of belonging and understanding by helping an employee double down on their strengths to help accomplish a bigger goal. Transformational leaders are also able to see potential in people who may not have been identified or developed their potential before.

Transformational leadership is different from transactional leadership because it focuses on developing people instead of focusing on immediate results or goals for employees. Transformational leadership puts more emphasis on people and their abilities to achieve organizational goals, which ultimately and successfully drives your organization further forward. This is why it is critical to place the leaders of tomorrow today

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