4 Practices to Improve Leadership Communication

Communication is an integral part of leadership. How does a leader communicate confidently? Whether presenting high level strategy at a meeting or having a difficult conversation with a subordinate, the leader who has confident actions communicates a positive message. However, many times management training does not include a course in “people management”. These “soft skills”…

Two Keys to Successful Leadership Development

How much does leadership development help organizational performance? Statistics show that 40% of people are unaffected by leadership development. That means that 60% of the people in an organization are carrying the additional load. The promise of employee engagement, increase in productivity, and improvement in customer service are partially unfulfilled by the statistical outcomes of…

Trends In Leadership Development

Leadership development is often a key topic for companies.  And leadership development is becoming more difficult. Why? ​The environment has changed – it is more complex, volatile, and unpredictable. The skills needed for leadership have also changed – more complex and adaptive thinking abilities are needed. The methods we use to develop leaders has not…

Authenticity in Leadership

Leadership in corporate America evolves through trends and transformations that are reflective of American culture. In recent years, the practice of authenticity has been encouraged and rewarded in leadership by companies. How does authenticity create value for the organization? What makes it so integral to leadership? Moreover, on a broad scale authenticity encourages people in…

What is The Difference Between Leadership and Management?

There are fundamental differences between leadership and management that apply to any organization. This is especially pertinent regarding leading organizational change, and how the winning combination of great management and strategic leadership takes an organization to a new level. Many people think leadership and management are interchangeable terms, versions of the same concept. John Kotter,…

4 Leadership Tips from the Military

As far as leadership development goes, the military is a fine example of how ordinary men can be made into extraordinary men. A good motto for leadership is: “to have the heart of a servant with the confidence and preparedness of a general”. Just like the military, the business environment can be full of uncertainty…

Two Keys to Successful Leadership Development

How much does leadership development help organizational performance? Statistics show that 40% of people are unaffected by leadership development. That means that 60% of the people in an organization are carrying the additional load. The promise of employee engagement, increase in productivity, and improvement in customer service are partially unfulfilled by the statistical outcomes of…

Leadership Development: What Is It, What Steps Are Needed, & How Do I Create a Program?

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT What is Leadership Development and How Does It Compare to Leader Development and Leadership Training? Leader development focuses on the development of the leader which may include personal attributes, behaviors, thoughts and feelings.  This type of development focuses on the person. Leadership development focuses on the process.  It includes social influence, team dynamics and more.…

Train Your Leaders and Future Leaders

“An Organization’s ability to learn, and translate learning into action rapidly is the ultimate competitive advantage.” ~ Jack Welch, Former CEO of GE We have seen it time and time again.  Companies that not only continually train and educate their employees but have the ability to quickly implement, thrive in our constantly changing economy. And there…