The New Model Business Executive

The meltdown of Wall Street and the domino effect it created for corporate America and indeed world business leaders has changed the way American Business virtual roundtables Executives will operate and they will be perceived.

The New Model Executive will be accountable for his actions or inaction; he will not be entitled to huge bonuses and other insane perks. He will be judged on his performance and how he has assisted the people of his organization to become high achievers.

The New Model Executive cannot survive if he fails to acknowledge his internal labor force when it comes to their training because it correlates directly to his performance and productivity for which he will be judged.

The New Model Executive is the Executive that is intelligent enough to have the foresight so see without looking, that to become the best that he can be, he would need to change the way he has done things in the past.

The New Model Executive must focus also on his personal skills because the world has changed and the labor market has become more competitive, it has truly become a fight between “demand and supply”. There will be a great demand for the New Model Executive”, will the supply be there? This is the jackpot question.

The New Model Executive, for survival must adopt a New Management Model. He must re define his approach to management, he must act fast and with precision, he must become the Zen Master of Leadership and Coaching and he must be coached and willing to be coached.

The New Model Executive must transform himself from the traditional management way of thinking and embrace the New Management Model. He must be willing to see his company and his employees as partners and treat them as such. He must shift from management to leadership, he must not merely delegate to his employees he must empower them.

The New Model Executive must bring balance to his organization but to achieve this he first must bring balance into his own life. He must recognize the opportunity that exist in being coached; he must realize that he can no longer be a “Maverick”, with the ‘my way or the highway”, mentality because if he fails to realize that everything has changed in the last three months of 2008,then he will surely hit the highway.

The New Model Executive would become results orientated and a motivator of his people, he would see that groups within his organization must change to teams; he must become a change agent.

The New Model Executive will recognize that in the corporate world there are only three types of managers, those who make things happen; those that ask what happen and those that wonder what had just happened. The New Model Executive must always make things happen but not just make it happen he must make happen fast. Speed kills!

The New Model Executive must lead, manage and coach for survival. We are now in the era of watching every dime that is to be spend, resources is now scarce because capital has been frozen and hard to come by therefore the New Model Executive must manage his resources exceptionally well, he must be capable of providing the leadership for his team especially when the chips are down an he must forever be a coach for his entire organization.

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