Category: Leadership

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How Your Leadership Development Program Affects Your Bottom Line (Part 2)

Continued from yesterday’s post, here’s more about how your leadership development program affects your bottom line. Develops High-Performing Leaders When you invest in your employees’ development and professional advancement, they’ll become more committed to your organization and ensuring its financial success because its financial success becomes a factor of their own professional and financial success.

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How Your Leadership Development Program Affects Your Bottom Line (Part 1)

Studies have found that the most financially successful organizations don’t recruit their leaders— they develop them in-house. According to research highlighted in a LinkedIn® Learning guide, 61% of companies offer no leadership training even though the average company forfeits over $1 million per year in untapped potential and loses as much as 50% of productivity […]

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Should Every New Hire Have Leadership Qualities?

According to research conducted by Gallup, only 1 in 10 people possess the talent to manage others, and companies fail to choose the right candidate for managerial and leadership roles 82% of the time. This means most organizations still have a long way to go when selecting their leaders and management staff. Gallup also discovered […]

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3 Telling Assessments You Should Give Your Leadership Candidates

About 75% of employees report that their boss is the worst and most stressful part of their job. And, to make matters worse, 85% of executives aren’t confident in their leadership pipelines! As you work to build a strong leadership pipeline for your organization and select candidates for leadership training,  have them do these three […]

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How to Deliver Criticism in a Productive Way

It’s great to be able work with colleagues who have the ability, mentality, and commitment to work together achieve collective goals. Although it’s rare to find anyone actively sabotaging a project or completely blowing off responsibilities, mistakes do happen, and certain habits or behaviors can produce poor results. These problems need to be addressed, but […]

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Why Your Leadership Program Should Focus on Servant Leadership

Regrettably, some professionals have negative associations come to mind when they think of a servant leader. They think of a servant leader as being someone who is a pushover, weak, or passive. And how can someone who is any of those things inspire employees to innovate and grow a business? Fortunately, studies have proven that […]

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How to Weed Out Candidates Who Are a Bad Fit for Your Leadership Program

Research suggests that it’s good for all employees to view themselves as leaders. Even if they aren’t born with certain leadership characteristics or qualities, people can learn. While that may be true, it doesn’t mean everyone will be a good fit for your leadership program. Here are some things you can do to weed out […]

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Questions You Should Ask Candidates for Your Leadership Program

The truth is, not everyone will be well-suited for your leadership programs. And the more challenging your leadership program is, the better each candidate on your roster needs to be. So, how do you know if a candidate is ideal for one of your leadership programs? Start by asking them the questions below.

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Servant Leader—Right for Your Leadership Training?

The founder of Servant Leadership, Robert K. Greenleaf, posited that servant leaders are different from traditional leaders because they don’t exercise power from the “top of the pyramid,” but share their power with those they manage and “serve.” They put others’ needs first and help their employees develop and perform at as high a level […]

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Share the Work, Share the Credit

Many managers and leaders have been there. The praise is pouring down for a job well done, the accolades pile up and opportunities for advancement mount. But a leader or a manager doesn’t do it all alone. One of the gravest mistakes a leader can make is hoarding credit for success. It takes a team […]

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