BE A BETTER DIRECTOR: The core skills of the modern business leader

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Athletes, for each sport they seek to master, have a core set of skills which they hone and rework throughout their careers.

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Those set of skills don’t change over time. They, hopefully, just get better, faster, more precise and efficient with better endurance or staying power.

In management, however, there’s a theory that different skills are needed at different stages of a career, different leadership skill muscles to be trained at different levels.

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