Digital Leadership Principles from the Ontario Digital Service

There’s some great sense and insights in this piece about the principles needed for leadership in the digital age, from the Ontario Digital Service, a wing of the Ontario public service.

The principles that the piece’s author Sameer Vasta identifies are:

  1. Obsess about the user
  2. Be agile and iterative
  3. Work out loud
  4. Be unreasonably aspirational
  5. Embrace the chaos
  6. Use the data
  7. Challenge everything
  8. Be prepared to fail

Get the full explanation of each point in the full article, plus a printable version that you can put above your desk.  Who doesn’t love posters that you can put above your desk? Nobody, that’s who!

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