As an emerging leader, the road to professional success seems long and confusing. We experience the daily tension of being where we are with where we want to be. Particularly in a recovering economy, more young leaders are in jobs where they feel over-qualified and underpaid. It can be frustrating, but are we really as far off as we feel?
This report of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders summarizes the discussion and includes links to video interviews with fellows and a visual diary of the event by fellow and comics artist Paola Gaviria.
Horst Abraham is a faculty partner of the Center for Executive Development of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a member of The Chief Executive Program New Nature of Competition faculty. In this clip he suggests that organizations must be able to reinvent themselves at the pace of the change around them.
The dual functions of guiding artistic or educational activities and an organization’s administration fosters structural complexity, competing sets of goals, multiple stakeholder claims and values in some tension with one another.