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PREPARE, MEASURE, INITIATE. Steps for executing Leadership Development and Training

Over the last few years the worrying statistics that keep coming out of the large research companies is that the majority of organizations are not opening up leadership development and training to employees below the executive suite. Currently only 5% of organizations actively develop and invest in leadership capability below the executive leadership team. What…
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“Managers of Millennials” – Listen Up!

If you are reading this then you are probably either a millennial or you manage millennials! Millennials now make up the largest segment of the workforce, and according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics this will rise to 75 percent by 2030. If you are a millennial, then this article may not resonate with…
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Tips For A Successful 360 Debrief Process

Once an individual has completed a 360 survey it is recommended that their manager conducts a debrief session in order to facilitate the development of an effective Leadership Action Plan. 360 feedback surveys are one of the most powerful self-development programs for experienced and aspiring leaders, but to be most effective the self-respondent needs to…
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Effective Leadership Relies on 3 Key Competencies

The imperative outcome for any 360 feedback process is to help individuals identify their strengths and development areas within an organization. When done correctly it can also open up trust within a team and create a culture of accountability. In order to make the most out of 360 leadership surveys you need to ensure that…
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Improve the leadership capability of all first time people managers

Improve the leadership capability of all first time people managers Moving from an individual contributor role into a team leader role and taking on more leadership responsibilities can be a daunting experience for some. The key change is realizing that the team performance is more important than your individual performance. For most people, their initial…
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Land of the free and disengaged?

In a recent study by Gallup on the State of the American Workforce, Gallup estimated that “disengaged employees cost the USA between $483 billion and $605 billion each year in lost productivity.” This quantum of lost productivity would be relative on a pro-rata basis to all western economies. $605 billion is a staggering amount in…
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