Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

Leadership development, like traditional training and development, faces traditional challenges such as distance, culture, diversity, design and delivery methods, along with budgets and workforces. Blogs and discussion boards are also helpful to groups who are separated by distance or time.

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Command-And-Control Leadership is Stifling Your Company

The Peformance Improvement

. Most companies (and governments) today are managed in a command-and-control style of leadership that prevents them from becoming high performing, sustainable organizations. Even though much evidence points to the need for a different kind of leadership, managers are reluctant to change.

Stop Training Leaders and Start Developing Leadership

The Peformance Improvement

[This post first appeared on the Learning to be Great Blog.]. Jessica Leitch, David Lancefield, and Mark Dawson, all of PwC UK, have identified “10 Principles of Strategic Leadership” that, when implemented, create the conditions for the development of strategic leaders.

Mike Myatt's Top 31 Leadership Blogs for 2010

The Peformance Improvement

It helps me sort through the thousands of blogs that I don’t have time to read. Mike Myatt gives us some help on the topic of leadership with his list of Top leadership blogs. N2growth Blog. John Maxwell on Leadership. Extreme Leadership.

Why leadership development matters

Matrix

almost 60% said they never received any training when they transitioned into their first leadership role. Poor leadership almost always generates dissatisfaction among team members and decreased performance so it is very important to support new managers on their journey.

Leadership Advice a Click Away

The Peformance Improvement

This blog has made it onto Debbie Laskey’s “top 10” list  of blogs. She writes: I have assembled my “Top 10” list with names, descriptions, blog links, and Twitter handles.   Tags: Leadership Leadership Development blogs leadership top 10

Learning, Leadership & Other Lessons

InSync Training

This blog post will share insights from the first two days of the conference, and provide resources related to emerging trends. ATD International Conference and Exposition 2016 Recap. Greetings from Denver, Colorado! I have the great privilege of representing InSync Training at the Association for Talent Development’s annual International Conference and Exposition.

Lesson 100

What leadership development can learn from sales

Kineo

I recently had a conversation with Richard Finnegan, author of The Power of Stay Interviews and several books on employee retention. In our conversation, Richard made an analogy between retaining employees and managing a sales pipeline.

What leadership development can learn from sales

Kineo

I recently had a conversation with Richard Finnegan, author of The Power of Stay Interviews and several books on employee retention. In our conversation, Richard made an analogy between retaining employees and managing a sales pipeline.

On leadership development for Millennials

Matrix

These were the findings of Brandon Hall Group’s 2015 State of Leadership Development Study. Combined with the impending retirement of Baby Boomers, employers will continue to face big leadership gaps if immediate action is not taken. A new approach to leadership development is needed.

When Leadership Training Doesn’t Work

PDG

I recently read an online article that posited that leadership training doesn’t work. Did they get leadership training? The author further went on to argue that leadership training has never turned an incompetent into an effective leader. That’s leadership, folks.

Rocking Training Leadership: Personal Skills

Litmos

Last month began this series on Rocking Training Leadership. When organizations hire a person into a training leadership role, they are looking for that person to have a solid foundation of leadership competencies.

The impact and importance of leadership training

Litmos

It’s not because most managers are incapable of leadership. It’s simply that most managers aren’t getting the guidance they need before they’re placed in leadership roles. Can you really train leadership? So can communication and other leadership skills.

“Leadership in the L&D World” on the Training Industry Blog

AXIOM Learning Solutions

We’ve been published on the Training Industry’s blog page! We wrote an article called, “Leadership in the L & D. The post “Leadership in the L&D World” on the Training Industry Blog appeared first on AXIOM Learning Solutions. AXIOM Updates News blog Industry leadership trainingAnother great day for AXIOM! Read More.

Command-and-Control Leadership vs. People-Centered Leadership

The Peformance Improvement

Command-and-control leadership remains pervasive throughout business, government, and nonprofit organizations. Bnet.com defines command-and-control as: …a style of leadership that uses standards, procedures, and output statistics to regulate the organization. A command and control approach to leadership is authoritative in nature and uses a top-down approach, which fits well in bureaucratic organizations in which privilege and power are vested in senior management.

A question of leadership development

E-Learning Provocateur

A provocative question was posed at the latest Learning Cafe : Does the learning department spend disproportionate effort on leadership development? Leadership is a driver of culture, which in turn is a driver of engagement, which in turn is a driver of performance. While I support the philosophy of leadership development, however, I have doubts over some of the interventions that are deployed under that banner.

A question of leadership development

E-Learning Provocateur

A provocative question was posed at the latest Learning Cafe : Does the learning department spend disproportionate effort on leadership development? Leadership is a driver of culture, which in turn is a driver of engagement, which in turn is a driver of performance. While I support the philosophy of leadership development, however, I have doubts over some of the interventions that are deployed under that banner.

The Modernized Look at Leadership

Learnloft

He began to give me a laundry list of bad news, “First, it was a blog post dragging us through the mud. ” My friend’s leadership skills were being put to the ultimate test. Online Leadership Programs. Leadership Employee Development modern

#SHRMI14 - Post 1: Ashok Alexander – Leadership Lessons from the Field

ID Reflections

It was Ashok Alexander''s session on Leadership from the Field. He captures one such story in the blog post Leadership Secrets of the Commercial Sex Worker. And this profound insight taught him some of the fundamentals of leadership. To the question, “What is leadership?”

Learning Rebel Book Review: The Social Leadership Handbook by Julian Stodd

Learning Rebels

I didn’t need to think twice, the choice was easy – The Social Leadership Handbook, by Julian Stodd. Anyone who knows me and is a regular reader of this blog knows that Julian Stodd is my hero and if you aren’t reading his work – you are missing out!

6 Big Benefits Of Leadership Training

PulseLearning

The success of leadership training always depends on how it is done. What was it about their leadership that motivated and encouraged you? The post 6 Big Benefits Of Leadership Training appeared first on PulseLearning. eLearning Blog Leadership Training

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

But the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built America was as vital as that of the men whose names we know so well.” In addition to the challenges inherent in a position of leadership, women face certain structural barriers, stereotypes and biases.

John Maeda The Art of Leadership #LSCon

Learning Visions

The Art of Leadership Maeda was tenured faculty at MIT – professor by day, student by night as he got an MBA. Four things he’ll talk about today in regards to leadership: build from foundations, craft the team, sense actively, fail productively. Leadership = Traditional Leadership and Creative Leadership symbol of authority vs. symbol of inspiration yes or no vs. maybe (comfortable with ambiguity) Ben Horowitz’s blog. elearning guild leadership lscon

In the End, It All Comes Down to Leadership

Learnloft

Leadership comes in all different shapes and sizes — male and female, extroverted and introverted, visionary and operational. There is no perfect leader or perfect leadership system. Having said that there is absolutely no denying the importance of great leadership.

Creating a Virtual Leadership Academy: A Case Study #ASTDTK14

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from ASTD Tech Knowledge session with Eric Heckerson. But the upshot is they created/designed a virtual leadership event. Virtual learning event for physician leaders. I missed his opening setup, so didn’t get some of the context.

Why You Need To Invest In Leadership Training

PulseLearning

Organizations that invest in leadership training can retain employees and reduce costly recruitment expenses. Quality leadership is a combination of the right qualities and the right training. The post Why You Need To Invest In Leadership Training appeared first on PulseLearning.

E-learning for leadership development is on the rise

Matrix

It’s important for all leadership growth programs to be both true to company goals and flexible enough to adapt to rapid changes in employee dynamics and industry advancements. Where are leadership development programs headed to in the future?

Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

WBT Systems

Blended Learning programs are the ideal way to deliver leadership development programs as they are more effective at creating behavioral change and deep learning. The post Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success appeared first on WBT Systems.

The science of teamwork and true leadership

Matrix

The post The science of teamwork and true leadership appeared first on MATRIX Blog. Teamwork and collaboration are qualities that inevitably show up in any job description when companies publish ads for hiring new people.

Expect The Unexpected: 8 Ways Leadership Online Training Prepares Managers For Everyday Challenges

TalentLMS

In this article, we’ll share 8 tips to prepare your managers for every eventuality through leadership online training. How Leadership Online Training Prepares Managers For Everyday Challenges. Interviews / Opinions Leadership Online Training Leadership Training

It’s Time for Brain-Aware Leadership

Learningtogo

I also recruited several guests you’ll be hearing soon on our podcast, including neuroscientists Dr. Art Kohn , leadership consultant Dr. Denise Hummel , brain-based video expert Steve Haskin , leadership development expert Katie Stroud and other exciting colleagues. LearningToGo Blog

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Why it’s time to democratise leadership training

Sponge UK

Leadership training is only for managers. But how and why would you invest in leadership skills across the wider workforce? Starting earlier On average, a manager will have been supervising people for 9 years before taking part in any kind of formal leadership training.

BLOG: Why Is Unlocking Leadership Key To Building Cultures?

Unicorn Training

Leadership capability in all areas and at all levels is critical to growth, and we needed a solution that was both engaging and impactful.”Why

A Year of “The Performance Improvement Blog” in Review

The Peformance Improvement

It’s time to do a little year-end reflecting on my blog posts from 2012. Throughout last year I used this blog to illuminate important leadership and management issues. Out of all of these blog posts I’ve selected five that seem to have had the most interest for readers.

Bringing out the Boss Within: Why you should definitely offer your corporate learners leadership development courses!

eFront

Something you should consider offering to ALL your corporate learners , however, is online leadership development. Now, I know what you might be thinking: ‘Hold on, why on Earth would all the employees need to learn leadership? The Benefits Of Leadership Development.

Managers Must Pass Through These 4 Levels of Leadership to Be Successful

Learnloft

As you make improving your leadership skills a priority, you’ll be in a better position to generate the desired results for your team or company, ensuring those you lead can achieve their full potential. Here are four distinct “levels” of leadership that all leaders must go through if they wish to get the most out of their employees and strengthen their chances for long-term success. At the end of the day, leadership is a journey, not a destination.

Growing Strong Leadership Skills: What Makes a Great Leader?

Growth Engineering

I reveal how to develop strong leadership skills within your teams, for revolutionary results! Strong leadership is vital to employee engagement and business success! Below, I explore how to develop strong leadership skills within our own management teams.