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The Traits a Leader Needs in Times of Crisis - DDI's Sureish Nathan

To successfully guide an organization through times of crisis, leaders must have empathy and agility, says leadership development expert Sureish Nathan, the managing director of DDI Singapore.

Sureish Nathan, the managing director of leadership development consultancy DDI Singapore, has spent over 25 years in leadership development, executive education, and HR across the Asia Pacific, including running his own consultancy. Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 outbreak approaching pandemic levels and leaders around the world struggling to calm the fearful public, People Matters asked Sureish for his thoughts on how leaders can cope during periods of crisis and, indeed, what qualities make a leader successful in such volatile and trying times. Here are the highlights of the conversation.

This article was published in People Matters. (2 March 2020)

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