Saturday, December 11, 2021


Every professional has their own journey of growth either personally or professionally based on their own perception, cognitive ability, innate talent, education & training, life experience, and refinement.

The purpose ofDigital Fit: Manifest Future of Business with Multidimensional Fit“ is to share insight about multidimensional enterprise fit from digital characteristics, organizational structure, change, knowledge, and talent perspectives; evoke critical and paradoxical thinking about digital “fit vs. misfit,” spark healthy debates on how to define and develop true digital fit, and build a fitting working environment to inspire creativity and accelerate digital transformation.


             Progressive Competency

Innateprogressivecompetency Due to rapid change and fierce competitions, forward-looking organizations across industrial sectors and geographical boundaries are now looking for top talent that have the growth mindset, positive attitudes, and professional competency which is based on varying characteristics (perception + personality + professionalism. Developing talent and building capability should be ongoing practices for professionals today. A set of professional capabilities can be integrated into unique progressive competencies to produce high performance outcomes in a consistent manner:

Innovativelevelofprofessionalcompetency Every professional has their own journey of growth either personally or professionally based on their own perception, cognitive ability, innate talent, education & training, life experience, and refinement. Professional competency is a unique set of capabilities with focus to solve certain problems; it’s interrelated with the traits and experience. People may have years of experience, but their professional competency does not reach the high level of maturity. Perhaps they miss some important traits or personal drives to keep sharpening professional capabilities and integrating them into core competency. Professional competency development and maturity requires character, determination, persistence, discipline, dedication and practice in the present and a continuum. Here are three levels of professional competency.

Unique Competencies and Skills of Digital Professionals: With “VUCA” characteristics -Velocity, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity, organizations not only need to have competitive necessities to survive today but also should build differentiated competencies to thrive for the future. People are the most important factor on the journey of business success, but often the weakest link in strategy management. Too often, leaders are allowed to complain generically about what they mean by skill and competency gaps and they pick the symptoms, not dig through the root causes. Either individually or collectively, it’s important to identify and develop a set of capabilities required to achieve your goals at a technical, behavioral, attitudinal, or cognitive level, and build core competencies to get digital ready.

Innovatevialiftingcognitivecompetency Cognition is one’s ability to think and make logical reasoning. When we explore the mental process of acquiring new knowledge through thoughts, experiences, and senses; the cognition involves exploring varieties of meanings or thoughts and abandoning old and establishing new relations. Cognitive gap is one of the serious problems because it disconnects many things which are supposed to be interconnected and causes blind spots for either defining the real problem or solving it smoothly. Business professionals need to understand the level of cognitive differences, keep learning and sharpen their thinking ability to improve cognitive competency.

Initiateupcycleofprofessionalism Due to the increasing speed of change, the exponential growth of information, and abundant knowledge, outdated thoughts, skill, or capability gaps are the reality. To perceive things objectively and make sound judgment; to keep themselves relevant, improve professionalism and make continuous progress, people need to pursue their career goals authentically. They should keep discovering innate talent, accumulate knowledge and experience, train skill sets, develop unique professional capability and leadership competency, plus nurturing those soft traits such as inspiration, motivation, disciplines, persistence, time management, etc, to enhance an up cycle of professionalism.

The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 5 million page views with about #8300+ blog posting in 59+ different categories of leadership, management, strategy, digitalization, change/talent, etc. blog posting. The content richness is not for its own sake, but to convey the vision and share the wisdom, to inspire critical thinking and spur healthy debates. Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking and innovating new ideas; it’s not just about WHAT to say, but about WHY to say, and HOW to say it. It reflects the color and shade of your thought patterns, and it indicates the peaks and curves of your thinking waves. Unlike pure entertainment, quality and professional content takes time for digesting, contemplation and engaging, and therefore, it takes time to attract the "hungry minds" and the "deep souls." It’s the journey to amplify diverse voices and deepen digital footprints, and it's the way to harness your innovative spirit.


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