It is important to know what skills companies are looking for today. It is equally important to understand how these skills get translated through a managers leadership style. Take a look here…
“Leadership. The skills cited as most indispensable for C-level executives—not just CEOs—are those that jointly constitute leadership. One consultant described the search for a chief information officer in these terms: “Whereas …” Here is an example form this article:
Technical and technology skills. The third most frequently cited requirement for C-level executives was technical skills—specifically, deep familiarity with the particular body of knowledge under their auspices, such as law, financials, or technology. Many respondents stressed technology skills and technical literacy. “A C-level executive needs to understand how technology is impacting their organization and how to exploit technology,” one respondent asserted. Others stressed financial acumen and “industry-specific content knowledge.” In contrast to popular wisdom, many technical skills are not declining but increasing in importance.”
Most managers, business owners and executives face over-whelming technological implications in their business. It does not matter what your style of leading maybe, you will need to adapt and understand the implications of technology.