We just revealed the final 241 young leaders on the Gen.T List 2020 at five simultaneous virtual events across the region. Take a first look here

We’ve just finished unveiling the 400 honourees on the Gen.T List 2020. Over the last two weeks, we held physical unveiling events in Taipei, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur.

Tonight, October 15, we hosted five simultaneous virtual events to unveil the 241 honourees from countries and territories where we are unable to host a physical launch, due to social distancing measures: Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand.

These young leaders on the Gen.T List 2020 represent the future. They are the successful entrepreneurs, professionals and creatives we believe are the Leaders of Tomorrow. Click the button below to see who they are and read their profiles. 

After you’ve finished browsing through the list, why not Meet The Tribe and learn more about the panel of industry experts who nominated and helped vet candidates for the list. You can also see the Gen.T List 2020 In Numbers to discover the gender ratio, the total amount of funding raised by this year’s honourees, and much more. 

Becoming a leader is a journey, not a destination. There’s no single perfect path, but here are some key steps and qualities to cultivate:

Develop Self-Awareness:

  • Know your strengths and weaknesses: Honest self-reflection is crucial. Identify areas for growth and seek feedback from trusted individuals.
  • Understand your values and motivations: What drives you? Knowing your purpose provides direction and inspires others.

Cultivate Essential Skills:

  • Communication: Be a clear, concise, and empathetic communicator. Actively listen and foster open dialogue.
  • Decision-making: Gather information, analyze options, and make timely, informed decisions while considering different perspectives.
  • Problem-solving: Approach challenges creatively and collaboratively, finding solutions that benefit the team and organization.
  • Delegation and Empowerment: Trust your team, delegate tasks effectively, and provide support for successful execution.

Foster Positive Relationships:

  • Build trust and respect: Be genuine, approachable, and reliable. Show appreciation for individual contributions and celebrate successes together.
  • Develop and mentor others: Invest in your team’s growth by providing guidance, encouragement, and opportunities for learning.
  • Lead by example: Be the embodiment of the values and behaviors you expect from your team.

Embrace Continuous Learning:

  • Never stop learning: Be curious, open to new ideas, and actively seek new knowledge and experiences.
  • Network and collaborate: Build relationships with other leaders, learn from their experiences, and share your own insights.
  • Reflect and adapt: Regularly assess your leadership style, identify areas for improvement, and adjust your approach based on feedback and experiences.

Additional Tips:

  • Find your leadership style: Authentic leadership resonates most. Whether you’re a commanding, collaborative, or transformative leader, embrace your strengths and adapt your approach to different situations.
  • Take initiative: Don’t wait for opportunities to lead. Actively seek challenges, volunteer for projects, and demonstrate your leadership potential.
  • Embrace failures: View setbacks as learning experiences. Reflect on what went wrong, learn from it, and move forward with a growth mindset.
  • Remember, leadership is not about titles: It’s about influence, inspiration, and creating positive change. Lead wherever you are, even without a formal leadership position.

By investing in yourself, developing your skills, and fostering positive relationships, you can embark on the rewarding journey of becoming a leader who inspires and empowers others. Remember, it’s a continuous process, so enjoy the journey, embrace challenges, and keep growing as a leader!

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