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10/10 with Christine Wang

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Wisdom from Christine Wang, a partner at Francisco Partners

Welcome to the OfiOfo 10/10 series, where we engage with trailblazing leaders from various fields who are redefining leadership.

We delve into their top 10 things they are looking for in a leader and the 10 things they are working on as leaders themselves. We asked them to keep these snapshots brief – rapid, accessible, and endlessly inspiring. If you’re looking for leadership development inspiration make sure to subscribe to our Leaders Are Built Substack to get every part of the series delivered straight to your inbox. Enjoy.

10/10 with Francisco Partners’ Christine Wang

Christine Wang is a partner at Francisco Partners, one of the largest and most active technology-focused private equity firms in the world with over $45 billion of capital raised. When we need a sounding board that will be unwaveringly fair Christine is the leader we turn to.

10 things I look for in a leader 

  1. Good judgment
  2. Grit
  3. Resilience
  4. Focus
  5. Empathy
  6. Honesty
  7. Humility
  8. Effective communication skills 
  9. Decisiveness
  10. Flexibility

10 things I am working on as a leader

  1. Being more patient
  2. Active mentorship
  3. Balance
  4. Being inspirational
  5. Delegating more
  6. Relationship building
  7. Staying curious
  8. Optimistic outlook
  9. Fostering creativity
  10. Being more organized 


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