Welcome to the first-ever episode of The Rising Digital Leader show! Here, we set the scene for your self-transformation: from a digital (technical) star into a masterful business leader. Following a brief introduction from Matthew, we dive into what it means to be a rising digital leader and then unpack your massive career opportunity in pursuing this journey.
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The 2020s are a ripe time for those in digital (technology) fields: cloud, cybersecurity, data science, human-centered design, and the like.
A “rising digital leader” is an ambitious professional who leverages their technical background and transforms into a business leader — a person that has significant organizational impact and unlocks a better personal life.
Recent research shows how companies with digital-savvy executive teams outperform competitors by 48% (growth and valuation).
But only 7% of companies even have digital-savvy leadership teams in place — this is your opportunity to capture.
There are several types of digital leaders: CxO, professional services (consulting) leader, product leader, or entrepreneur.
While you can choose your ideal destination, the path is similar.
By following the learnings from this show, you’ll create a better professional experience and live a more thriving personal life (freedom of wealth, health, and time).
[2:20] A short bio on Matthew and what he brings to the table
[5:40] Definition of a rising digital leader
[11:11] Types of digital leaders
[15:53] Upgrading your mindset and skillset
[18:10] Why undertake the digital leader transformation?
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