Sink or Swim: Setting First-time Leaders Up for Success

CLO Magazine

Our organization, Development Dimensions International, has studied leadership transitions and found that the struggles of new leaders are both real and widespread. This goes beyond providing leadership development, though that certainly is important. In other words, they were promoted into leadership because they were high-performing individual contributors. In DDI’s “Finding the First Rung” study, we asked 1,130 front-line leaders, “How did you become a leader?”

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ATD ICE 2016 – Post Review

eLearning 24-7

I’d estimate 55% of the vendors were e-learning; with the majority being LMS or LMS related – as in I’m not an LMS (okay, whatever works for you); a few authoring tools – surprising to see so few, especially for this audience; web conferencing was nearly nil, course/content providers (3rd party) – super low – but DDI was there and they are good, so it slightly offset it – but still.

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