Wanted: Eclectic Visionary With A Sense Of Humor

Companies will need group-oriented leaders who can thrive in the midst of uncertainty

Managers looking to get ahead in the 21st century will need a completely different set of tools than their counterparts in the last century. Forget about the well-pressed grey flannel suit and a passion for issuing orders. The next generation of corporate leaders will need the charm of a debutante, the flexibility of a gymnast, and the quickness of a panther. A few foreign languages and a keen understanding of technology wouldn't hurt, either.

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