Business-aligned strategies for Leadership Development: An Interview with Dr. Yvonne Catino, VP, Leadership and OD, Infopro Learning

Infopro Learning

Empowering leaders is the key for organizational success in the cut-throat competitive business environment of today. For modern businesses, the key to successful leadership development is achieving an appropriate balance between knowledge-exchange, action and reflection.

Building a High-Performance Workplace with Leadership Training

Infopro Learning

You might be surprised to hear that investing in leadership development can greatly impact the culture of your organization. Of all the different types of corporate training programs, leadership development plays one of the largest roles in creating a high performance workplace.

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Exploring a Global Leadership Approach – Mindset, Behavior and Process

Infopro Learning

Most people understand that there is a growing need for leadership development across just about every industry. The future of leadership development will need to focus on developing global leaders. A Global Approach to Leadership Development. Blog Leadership Development

The Role and Responsibilities of a Human Resources Business Partner

BizLibrary

An HRBP is responsible for aligning business objectives with management and employees, and is the link between HR and the business. The post The Role and Responsibilities of a Human Resources Business Partner appeared first on BizLibrary.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. of addressing a business need. to solve the business problems that need solving.

How to Future-proof Your Business with Leadership Training

Tesseract Learning

Future-proofing your business involves future-proofing your in-house talent. In this blog, I will focus on how to build upon leadership skills in your new-generation managers. Steps to Future-proof Your Business with Leadership Training.

The Future of Leadership Development: Why You Need Quality Leadership Training Programs

Infopro Learning

The future of work is here, and recent studies are finding that many organizations are already suffering from a lack of effective leadership. According to the Harvard Business Review the need for leadership development is more urgent today than even before. 77% of the organizations recently surveyed reported that they are experiencing a leadership gap (1). Without leadership development programs the issue is expected to only get worse overtime.

Millennial Leadership Development: Building the Business Case & Getting Started

Absorb LMS

Many of them have ascended to leadership positions and are helping to define company direction, culture and strategic goals, but not all of them feel fully prepared. L&D professionals must build the business case for new leadership development by highlighting the needs of millennials and where their company’s current learning strategy and learning management system can be improved. Leadership development has to be continually assessed and refined.

Creating a Culture of Leadership

Your Training Edge

Many organizational managers assume that by adding leadership training or a leadership development program that they are able to create a culture that accepts leadership. The move from non-existent leadership to a leadership culture takes time – and a few steps in between. Let’s look at how you can create a culture of leadership. First, you, as the organizational leader, must acknowledge the existence of leadership potential.

The Role of L&D in Today’s Talent Strategies

Origin Learning

And not all the people; it is the top 20% of the workforce that generates 80% of the business- what we commonly know as the 80:20 rule or the Pareto principle. Businesses are responding by quickly hiring the best people, who are motivated, flexible and willing to take risks along their career paths. Come to think of it- would you like to take a role that pays decently but doesn’t really add value to your personality?

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. Skillsoft (2018), ‘Storytelling in Video–based Leadership Training and Development’ 4. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. learning on business outcomes. true business impact.

Leadership in the Great Acceleration

CLO Magazine

The speed of business is increasing exponentially. We have been watching how the Great Acceleration is reshaping businesses and leadership. A bureaucratic structure and the command-and-control leadership style slowed down decision-making and innovation.

Risks of Leadership

Your Training Edge

Being in a leadership position enhances your own personal and professional image, as well. But there are risks involved in leadership. Let’s discuss five common leadership risks and how you can avoid them. Another leadership risk is a loss of focus on management and operations. Be sure to maintain your grip on when to step out of the leader’s role and step into the manager’s role – and ensure that your leadership team maintains this focus, as well.

The Role of Managers in Modern Learning

InSync Training

Trainers must not only support learning objectives, but also business goals. The best bet for overcoming leadership leeriness? More often than not, our stakeholders include our learners’ managers. Their involvement in our initiatives impact the outcomes we see.

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The business of leadership requires love

CLO Magazine

How do you start writing an article about leadership and love? And yet here I sit attempting to explain that if you don’t love your people, you probably shouldn’t be in the business of leadership. I would’ve said something like, “Leadership isn’t about love. Leadership is about results.” That is the proper role of the leader. People solve problems, run the business and execute the mission. It is an abdication of the rightful role of the leader.

Learning Agility and its Role in Leadership

CLO Magazine

One of the great mysteries of leadership development programs, succession planning initiatives and high-potential efforts is how effective they are at capturing the results of past efforts and predicting the capability of someone to master as-yet-unknown challenges. Ross School of Business, summarizes learning agility as involving two elements — speed and flexibility. Learning agility can be a leadership game-changer.

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Risks of Leadership

Your Training Edge

Being in a leadership position enhances your own personal and professional image, as well. But there are risks involved in leadership. Let’s discuss five common leadership risks and how you can avoid them. Another leadership risk is a loss of focus on management and operations. One of the final risks of leadership comes from selecting team members around you. Leadership is not without its risks. Featured Featured Posts Leadership leadership risks

RSDR 7: Leadership Retention

Your Training Edge

Retention can be a difficult task for employees at any level, but retention at leadership levels can be more difficult. As employees develop their leadership styles and abilities, new doors may begin to open for them. For these reasons, it is necessary for us to take a closer look at the training role in retaining leaders. After supervisors move through this package, they can move on to deeper management and leadership instruction.

3 Strategies to Fuel Your Leadership Pipeline (Video)

Infopro Learning

Taking business to the next level relies strongly on talent. Built around common passages that all leaders go through, from individual contributor to running entire businesses, “The Leadership Pipeline” (now in its second edition) is Charan’s primer that introduced us to an important internal architecture for developing and nurturing leaders. Create future-focused leadership potential criteria. 3 Ways to Keep the Leadership Pipeline Full, by Lena J.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies that Work

Avilar

“The scarcest resource in the world today is leadershipleadership capable of continuously transforming organizations to win in tomorrow’s fast-changing and increasingly more competitive world,” A.G. We all know that future business leaders don’t emerge by chance.

Insights in a Nutshell: Creating Engaging Learning Experiences for Leadership Development

Infopro Learning

Leadership development programs are high in demand. A recent LinkedIn report stated that 86% of companies rated leadership development as either an urgent or important matter and for good reason. And the good news is that many forward-thinking organizations are realizing the merits of not only creating leadership programs to empower their employees but also have clear avenues of measuring the impact of training. Blog Leadership Development Learning Experience

OpenSesame announces partnership with Big Think to expand business skills and leadership course library

OpenSesame

These skills include leadership, innovation, purpose, design thinking, communication, risk mitigation, sales/marketing, and negotiation. Their big ideas and powerful presenters equip learners with the practical skills required to thrive in any role.”.

Women in Leadership: Surmounting Barriers and Bias

CLO Magazine

they comprise only 25 percent of executive- and senior-level officials and managers, hold 20 percent of board seats and only 6 percent are CEOs, according to the “ Women’s Leadership Gap ” report by The Center for American Progress. According to a 2017 study by Lee Hecht Harrison, “ Elevating Women in Leadership ,” most organizations see this as a problem but haven’t been successful in fixing it. Miller said equal pay also would help advance women in leadership.

Four False Assumptions About Leadership Development

The Performance Improvement Blog

Deloitte has identified “leadership development” as a major challenge for HR leaders in 2015. As I reported in my last post , Deloitte asked “…more than 3,300 business and HR leaders from 106 countries” to rate the importance of ten trends and their readiness to deal with these trends. I don’t think that organizations are going to close this leadership gap until they confront four false assumptions about learning that are deeply embedded in their cultures.

Leadership Webinar Wisdom: Six Critical Elements for Engagement and Learning

Infopro Learning

But here are six critical elements that we’ve found valuable for leadership training webinars: 1. and tailor the course to the participants’ role, level of experience or business function. For this poll, we always include an “Other” category and ask those who select “Other” to describe their role using the chat room. Leadership Development Learning StrategyInvolving the Learner.

The Business Case for Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

In recent years, CLOs have faced growing headwinds when it comes to making a business case for leadership development. And the authors of an October 2016 article in Harvard Business Review referred to leadership development programs as the “great training robbery.”. The considerable need for leadership development but low expectation of a documented return on it presents a quandary for CLOs who understand how critical developing their organizations’ leaders is.

Insights in a Nutshell: How to Drive an Organization-Wide Leadership Culture (during COVID-19)

Infopro Learning

Many employees in current leadership roles are planning to retire and businesses are searching for ways to develop their high potentials. In fact, 77% of organizations reported that they were facing a leadership gap in a recent survey in 2019 (1).

7 Tips for Effective Leadership

Kitaboo

A practical, influential, and inspirational leader is an essential need for running a successful business or organization. There is much more to leadership than a high-ranking position and being in charge. In practice, effective leadership is a combination of personal values and practical skills used together to create an atmosphere in which people feel valued and motivated to work towards the attainment of set goals. A business faces several problems from time to time.

The role of L&D in achieving transversal business acumen

Matrix

If we only had one (positive) word to describe the modern business world this would definitely be “dynamic”. This particular way of keeping a constant eye on the big picture while working on making their own enterprise perform is called business acumen. It may sound like something freshly made up by business coaches and consultants but it is actually a very old concept. The elements of business acumen. Read more: E-learning for leadership development is on the rise.

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Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

CLO Magazine

Business is difficult in the shadow of a pandemic. But you also know that if you stop developing your talent and your leaders, your business could suffer long-term negative effects from being passive with your learning and development goals during these challenging times.

How to Improve Your Leadership Skills

Your Training Edge

The set of skills that gives us an edge over others in the market are the leadership skills. You are more likely to get hired if you possess some of the leadership traits. To improve the efficiency of the work the leadership skill plays a crucial role. Most of the individuals have innate characteristics of leadership however some build these with the passage of time. The ways on how to improve the leadership skill are as follows: Be Passionate.

Transitioning from a technical role into leadership

Everwise

Transitioning into a managerial role comes with a host of challenges and opportunities. For women, the challenges can be particularly acute since leadership positions are still primarily dominated by men. We asked three women leaders in technology to share with up and coming leaders what they wish they knew about transitioning into leadership positions: Mireille Mallou , Product Owner, Twitch. Career Success career development technology Women in Leadership

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Collaborative leadership: An antidote for a turbulent world

CLO Magazine

For several years now, many management authors have been discussing how the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world in which we live requires a new set of leadership skills. What is it about these two very different leadership styles that cause failure or success in turbulent times?

Rehumanizing Leadership

Training Industry

Instead of experiencing the spirit of mutual gain and differentiated philosophies and platforms, we have witnessed a display of mean behaviors, leaving even strong business and community leaders exhausted, disheartened and afraid for our collective future. I have been mystified lately as I watch those applying for the most powerful leadership roles in the world and wonder, “What will we say to our grandchildren about what we learned and how we led in these times?”

Management's Critical Role in Training

The Performance Improvement Blog

Management of any organization, large, medium, or small, has a critical role to play in the training and development of employees. A great example is Zingerman’s , the internationally famous specialty food retailer located in Ann Arbor, Michigan that employs over 300 people in nine separate businesses: Delicatessen, Bakehouse, Catering, Mail Order, Training (ZingTrain), Candy Manufactory, Coffee Company, Creamery, and the Roadhouse Restraurant.

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A case for hands-on leadership in a crisis-facing business world

Matrix

Your role as a manager is to be a facilitator and orchestrator. ” Hands-on leadership works better today. While I can’t totally contradict the professor, there is another type of leadership that is more appropriate for today’s rapid-changing, crisis-facing business world. Small businesses, start-ups, growing tech enterprises, as well as established multi-national organizations can all benefit from a hands-on leadership approach.

Leaders are what they do; not what they say

ID Mentors

Just peruse a few Leadership Training programs and chances are that you will notice the following topics: Leadership Definition, Leadership Styles, Goal Setting, Performance Planning, and skills such as, Delegation, Negotiation, Time Management, Budgeting, Coaching and Communication. OR business leaders, such as Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Narayana Murthy who scripted change. How does that impact leadership? Overview.

Burnout & Leadership Development

Abilitie

Clearly, it is a business imperative to engage your employees and fight burnout. Burnout is a leadership development opportunity. Often, part of the job of leadership development professionals is justifying to other stakeholders in the business why it makes sense to invest real dollars in skillsets like “EQ” and “strategic thinking.” On the other hand, consider when you’ve been in a role that wasn’t challenging - you probably felt underused and underappreciated.

Leadership Starts With Mom and Dad

CLO Magazine

According to some estimates, companies spend as much as $50 billion a year on leadership development in the hope of finding and developing their future leaders. While that commitment is certainly crucial, in many cases the most important investment in leadership starts way earlier with our first role models: mom and dad. While I don’t ever recall talking to him about leadership, I understood where he stood loud and clear. Leadership is mission and purpose.

The SME Role in Course Development

The Learning Dispatch

What role does a subject matter expert play in a formal course development process? Such a process often separates course creation into several roles : an instructional designer might be well versed in applying instructional techniques, while a course developer might be a master of programming an online learning environment. They may not specify the ultimate training goal —which is often a business decision—but they supply the knowledge that’s needed to achieve the goal.

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