Sunday, May 14, 2023


In order to influence others in a constructive way, people or organizations present differentiated competency, build solid character, cultivate creative culture.

Leadership is complex yet simple: Complex in that there are so many traits and characteristics that are considered when evaluating a leader. Simplicity in that the substance of leadership never changes, it’s all about the future and change; direction and dedication; influence and innovation. 

The purpose of the book: Leadership Master - Five Digital Trends to Leap Leadership Maturity is to convey the vision of digital leadership, share the insight about leadership maturity, and summarize five emergent digital leadership trends Here is the monthly tuning of digital leadership.

                             Influential Initiatives

Influentialinitiatives Organizations and the world as a whole become over-complex, interdependent, understanding the business dynamics, working to influence multifaceted business management takes attention and energy, dealing with uncertainty, ambiguity, and handling complex business problems effectively. Businesses need to find the right spot to change, identify critical problems to solve, with proven advantages to improve organizational agility.

Innovativefluency Organizations become complex if things do interact, particularly in the case of "nonlinear" interactions, you can't separate things properly or you cannot predict the actual effect of interaction straightforwardly. There are all kinds of differences that exist between individuals and businesses.

Innovative Fluency A digital organization can bring greater awareness of intricacies and the systemic value of organizational practices, business capabilities, people dynamics, resource alignment, or technological touches. There is no one size fits all formula to pursue digitalization, each organization just has to "walk the talk," avoid hidden traps and explore their own way, build their own differentiated business competency to reach the next level of business maturity.

ITFluency Organizations large and small are on the journey to shift from static, inflexible industrial business settings to living digital business dynamic which is organic, alive, holistic, vibrant, energetic, responsive, fluid, and innovative. Digitalization means hyper-connectivity, over-complexity, and interdependence; it blurs the functional border, organizational border, industry vertical border, geographic border, and knowledge domain border. IT plays a significant role in such a transformation because technology is often the disruptive force and information is the lifeblood to keep the business flow. But first things first, how to run IT with digital fluency?

Initiateinfluence It’s time for holiday celebration, it’s also a time to ponder deeper about leadership in a hyper-connected environment with interdependent global dynamic, hybrid diversity. In a mature, disciplined, and continuously improving global society, leadership is about focusing attention and energy on the future to create a compelling and sustainable way forward. It is about the virtue of benevolence that is created when one leads with deliberate vision, good intention, fair judgment, and cohesive behavior.

The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 10 million page views with about #10900+ 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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