The global economic despondency, VUCA-like conditions resulting out of the pandemic have demanded exceptional leadership qualities and foresight breeding a metamorphosed species of business leaders.
According to the Harvard Business Review, leaders can fall prey to situation-based traps such as waiting for the tough times to roll over or downplaying the threat in order to reassure employees. However, doing any one of these things or taking similar steps would in their opinion mean failing the leadership test. In order to pass the test, leaders have to be urgent, swift, and honest and take corrective steps instead of looking to assign blame. Just like the former French statesman had said.