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Leading through crisis with former-NCA Head

In this week’s episode of Digital Careers, I continue my discussion with guest, Jim Stokley who is former Deputy Director for the National Crime Agency’s National Cyber Crime Unit.

We discuss: Leading through Crisis

In this episode we cover:

• 3 characteristics Jim sees in great leaders

• How clarity and simplicity are key to communicating with senior people – How Jim manages stress and why it’s critical to create boundaries in your working life

• The importance of self-awareness, an inquisitive mind and humility in the hires Jim’s made. And why diversity in thinking is so key.

My thanks to Jim for being part of Digital Careers.

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We manage the careers of leaders whose know-how and commercial acumen within digital steers the strategic direction and future survival of companies.

Our assignments search for executives who understand how to implement and lead data-centric digital agendas.

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