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…

Don’t have a Leadership Development Strategy? This is why you should.

Blogger — HRSS Consulting Group President, Karen J. Gregory Do you want to differentiate your organization as best in class? One way to do so is through developing leaders at all levels.  Here’s what it takes! Are you only focused on developing your star performers?  BEWARE!! — You might just be missing out!  Today, identifying and developing leaders involves more…