Saturday, October 22, 2022


Digital enlarges the thinking and capability gaps because different organizations, functions, and individuals evolve with varying speed.

Digital Gaps -Bridging Multiple Gaps to Run Cohesive Business” is a guidebook to help digital leaders and professionals today identify, analyze, and mind multiple gaps with multidisciplinary insight and holistic understanding. 

Today’s digital organization simply just can’t stand still., bridging the gap of opportunity between where you are and want to become is a welcomed challenge, it is important to identify and strengthen the weakest link and take a stepwise approach to make a leap of digital transformation.

           Initiatives to Overcome Barriers

Initiatives to Break down Stereotypical Mindset The stereotypical mind is an anti-digital mindset. On this global platform and within one’s own heart, you have the power and responsibility to break down stereotypes. Think about the stereotypes you hold about who leaders are and what they look like? This is a highly relevant topic in this day and age with the whole spectrum of digitalization.

Overcoming Barriers on the Path of Going Digital Organizations large or small are on the way of going digital, it is not an overnight phenomenon, but a well-planning journey which will not be flat. It's the bumpy road with ups and downs, curves and blocks all the way. Digital transformation is worth its weight, not just because of its high cost, but because of its high impact on the business’s long-term prosperity. It represents a break from the past, with a high level of impact. From a change management perspective, what are barriers and pitfalls on the way and how to lead change successfully?

Inertia Organizations large or small are experiencing the dynamics of information exponentality and unprecedented uncertainty, they are also at the different stages of the digital paradigm shift. However, culture inertia is part of business reality. Either at the organizational or societal scope, culture is complex and often invisible. Levels and ways of inertia manifestation could be a criterion for measuring organizational health.

Unprofessional The business environment is full of uncertainty, velocity, complexity, and ambiguity, high professionalism is an important quality for today’s multigenerational, multicultural and multi-devicing workforce, and it is a foundation to shape growth mindsets, cultivate open-minded leadership, nurture culture of learning and positive atmosphere with intellectual stimulation, to both unleash employees’ potential and drive organizational maturity seamlessly.

Initiativestohandlenegativeemotions Human is not perfect, there are positive emotions and negative emotions; such as joy, anger, grief, worry, fear, sentiments, affection, and the 8th one: envy; the negative emotions such as the malicious envy may evoke the unprofessional or even destructive behaviors to build the walls in people’ hearts and cause the toxic culture in the work, business, and society. So how to handle your emotions and raise your EQ effectively?

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"Digital Gaps" Introduction, Slideshare

"Digital Gaps" Chapter 1 Cognitive Gaps

"Digital Gaps" Chapter 2 Leadership Gaps

"Digital Gaps" Chapter 3 Management Gaps

"Digital Gaps" Chapter 4 Capability Gaps

"Digital Gaps" Chapter 5 Professional Gaps

Conclusion: Bridging Gaps to Catalyze Digital Maturity


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