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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.

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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GLD 4: Training and Coaching Methods

Your Training Edge

Now that you’ve determined how to build your global leadership bench, you must make the determination of which coaching and training methods you’ll use-and begin the process of developing the program. As with any program, there are a wide variety of options available in terms of development and delivery. First, consider all of the options available. For leadership development, the possibilities may be endless.

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

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. We are going to take a look at the challenges you may face when implementing a global leadership development program, starting with one of the most obvious challenges: distance. So what can you do to truly train leaders ‘at a distance’?

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Top 10 Coaching Commandments

Your Training Edge

When it’s time to coach a team member, these 10 Coaching Commandments can help you create an effective session that gets results. Coaching is an often underused but powerful tool. It’s underused because coaching is sometimes associated with negative situations, but you can also use coaching for positive behaviors. Coaching can encourage, set new direction, or establish authority. Two: Coach not-so-good work. Three: Coach in private.

L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

Elliott Masie was invited to give a keynote address in Taiwan at an Association for Talent Development leadership conference. When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event. Here we are in Taiwan, in Asia, where they were doing training and learning way before the U.S., Diverse?

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360-degrees feedback: A more accurate strategy for coaching programs

Matrix

Getting accurate, insightful, and complete feedback is essential in an organization which invests valuable resources, such as time and money, for its talent development programs. Read more: Why can’t organizations learn and innovate fast enough?

How DE&I Professionals Can Enhance Your Diversity Training

Roundtable Learning

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are far from buzzwords. DE&I professionals can also provide a welcome boost to learning and development (L&D) teams, which companies have historically enlisted to create diversity training. What is Diversity Training? .

L&D Professionals: From Trainer to Learning Coach

The Performance Improvement Blog

The most important role of L&D professionals is to coach managers in facilitating learning in organizations. The days of instructor-centered employee learning are over. The rapid pace of change, technology (automation, robots, AI, AR, etc.), globalization, workforce diversity, hyper-competition, and demands of a new generation of workers make continuous learning the core activity of organizations today. The 5As are: Alignment.

Thriving in Diversity: Cultural Quotient and the Creative Workplace

Your Training Edge

Having been a resident in Dubai for many years, I have rarely needed to look far to witness diversity all around me. Dubai is a rich and extraordinary mix of people, cultures and languages; our stores are brand names that hail from all over the world; it is possible to eat from any cuisine from any corner of the globe; worldwide businesses have made a home in Dubai. It is the epitome of a globalized environment.

Enabling Future Leaders in the Age of “The New Diversity”

ej4 eLearning

“Workplace diversity” once meant representation by two genders and a small range of skin tones. Today, diversity means more: Different generations (Boomers, Millennials and Gens X, Y, and Z), the whole spectrum of LGBTQ, and vastly different cultures of origin. The organizational challenge now is bigger than just bringing all this diversity together, keeping the peace, and getting the job done. Sync up the organization and the people.

3 Strategies to Fuel Your Leadership Pipeline (Video)

Infopro Learning

Taking business to the next level relies strongly on talent. While financial results, market share, brand and legacy products all have a half-shelf-life, talent is the only competency that endures.” -Ram Ram Charan, noted author and advisor to companies around the world). Yet when we look at how well prepared organizations are, only 15 percent of executives are confident in their leadership pipelines. Create future-focused leadership potential criteria.

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. So what has been happening behind the scenes? Gone are the days.

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

All of your best plans for the creation of a global leadership development program may be meaningless if you do not obtain the buy in of key individuals or groups. Any organizational development program needs this buy in and approval, but a truly global program is probably going to require more work on your part; after all, your key individuals and groups are probably just as diverse as your program itself.

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How to Model Great Leadership in Tough Times

Avilar

Building Great Leadership in Tough Times. There’s a big difference, though, between leading companies through a planned change that is initiated by the organization and unplanned changes imposed by outside forces. How can you model great leadership in tough times?

Want a more inclusive culture? Consider the power of peer leadership

CLO Magazine

Peer leaders are an underutilized asset in helping organizations achieve performance objectives as well as learning and development goals. Recently, I’ve seen firsthand how valuable peer leadership is to underrepresented employee groups, many of whom may feel isolated and uncertain right now.

How Coaching Can Help the Majority Culture Understand Difference

CLO Magazine

Yet managers, often representatives of the dominant or “majority culture,” may not always feel comfortable or confident in addressing foreign national employees with regard to cultural disconnects. On the plus side, I’ve also seen a leading financial company invest in a multidimensional coaching program to help a foreign national employee enhance her communication effectiveness and leadership presence, resulting in more opportunities to lead client meetings and develop business.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. By strengthening communications skills and building a “same language” framework for the workforce, these initiatives not only foster individual development, they enhance collaboration and productivity and contribute to cultural cohesion.

Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

Finding the right combination of methodologies that will work best for a particular leader with specific needs can be overwhelming. Knowledge transfer and skill building happen in a variety of ways: formal education, self-directed learning, training, mentoring, executive coaching, job rotation, etc. However, I posit that executive coaching is still the best way to help leaders develop skills that are difficult to teach, measure and sometimes articulate — soft skills.

6 Ways to Improve Diversity In Your Workplace

Everwise

Malcolm Forbes, American entrepreneur and publisher of Forbes Magazine, once described diversity as “the art of thinking independently together.”. Valuing diversity increases your company’s viewpoints, skills and experiences. As MIT economist Sara Ellison says, “Having a more diverse set of employees means you have a more diverse set of skills, which could result in an office that functions better.”. Achieving gender and ethnic diversity may feel complex.

Tackling the Quality Leadership Challenge

CLO Magazine

Companies throughout the world feel the pressing need for more effective global leadership. Studies show organizations do not have the global leaders needed to keep up with the speed of business, nor are they satisfied with the quality of their leaders. In short, they do not have current leadership or the bench strength to meet future business needs. Yet, this is not happening to the extent required to meet demand.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. Companies across the globe are striving to increase their support of women as a group. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear. Take networking, for example — the “do’s and don’ts” can be pretty mysterious to multicultural employees.

40+ of the World’s Best Sales Training Programs to Get Your Team Into Shape

Sales Hacker

If talent acquisition, development, and retention are top-of-mind for you as a sales leader, here are 40+ of the best sales training programs to check out! High performers deliver as much as eight times the output of their peers, according to McKinsey. No wonder recruiters go ballistic trying to outdo each other in attracting the best professionals to create value for their companies. Only a team of superb talent can move your business ahead of the competition.

Accelerate Female Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Zsuzsanna Tungli will never forget one of her earliest experiences of gender inequality in the workplace. Tungli, the founder and managing partner for Developing Global Leaders Asia, and her team recently designed two new leadership programs specifically for women: an advance and thrive course for women in senior management and an acceleration course for women with five years of experience. It’s actually the smart thing for businesses,” Tungli explained. “To

Training Requirements For Employees

Coggno

Companies that implement proper training programs encourage team retention to the point that 94% of employees stay at the company longer. Employers should train their employees to maintain a safe and productive workplace, ensuring they develop similar knowledge and skills.

How Values Factor Into Leadership and Learning

CLO Magazine

According to a new study from Hogan Assessments , having the perfect skill set to be a leader is only part of the equation. One can have all the necessary knowledge, but they will have a greater chance of excelling in an environment that aligns with their values. Jenny Plaister, global executive coach and author of “The Cross-Cultural Kaleidoscope,” said the results of the study are unsurprising. Learning Without Borders.

Why Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Workforce Builds More Than Good Rapport

Chronus

The phrase diversity and inclusion has been thrown around a lot in recent years. Will you be harnessed for the advantages your left handed-ness comes with? Or kept on the bench because they’re unsure how to train you or handle your skillset? Diversity is having different handed players on one team. Inclusion is making sure all players are utilized on the field. This diversity makes the team more creative, competitive and innovative.

Who leads your DEI function, and how do you support them from an organizational perspective?

CLO Magazine

Having diversity, equity and inclusion that is well-incorporated with an organization’s overall business strategy, as well as having someone at the helm of the function, has been a goal for leaders for some time now, but recent social unrest has escalated these efforts across the United States.

Create Leaders with Leadership Development Training

PulseLearning

Leadership development training is essential for raising effective leaders and evolving those already in leadership positions. Research backs this up, showing that leadership is the most important skill for employees to gain from learning and development programs 1. In this article, Pulse Learning explores the benefits of leadership development training and what a program could look like for your organization.

Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

Having business locations in numerous regions helps increase business reach, influence as well as revenues while bringing diverse perspectives and values into the mix. Here arise the challenges associated with the global workforce management, with staff education and training as the key one. Staff Education Challenges are Leading to Global Training Need. Challenges Involved in Global Business’s Staff Education & Training.

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3 Keys to Successful Federal Leadership Development

Avilar

We need leaders at all levels of the federal government. As the economic, political and demographic landscapes shift, those leaders must thrive in an ever-changing, digitally connected and transparent world. How do public sector human resource personnel create and manage development programs for next-generation government leaders? 1) Incorporate Cross-Training. The best leaders are developed by cross-training in multiple areas.

Re-entry in a recession

CLO Magazine

Six months into COVID-19, organizations are moving away from work-from-home concerns to focus on employee re-entry, with an eye toward talent engagement and retention — all amidst newly heightened awareness around diversity, equity and inclusion. Dealing with the downturn.

Creating a Virtual Leadership Academy: A Case Study #ASTDTK14

Learning Visions

Virtual learning event for physician leaders. I missed his opening setup, so didn’t get some of the context. But the upshot is they created/designed a virtual leadership event. The moderator was live, but the speakers/videos had been pre-recorded. A bit of a pilot program to see if this was an approach to continue with. They needed that word to fill out a survey at the end in order to win the ipad – 30% of people couldn’t identify the secret word).

Creating a Women’s Development Program

Everwise

How to Design a Women’s Development Program. Last month, Everwise hosted a popular webinar on “Designing a Women’s Development Program” with Kelly Simmons, a Solution Architect at the Center for Creative Leadership. She offered to share her expertise with our community on how to establish a women’s development program that works for your organization, supports behavior change, creates lasting impact and influences employee retention.

Corporate Training Trends 2020

Unboxed

As the end of 2019 approaches, budgets are being finalized and sales quotas are being established for the new year. Have you accounted for the cost of employee training in your 2020 budget? A diverse client base gives us a well-rounded view of the L&D space to share what we expect to see as corporate training trends in 2020. But before we jump into the trends, let’s take a look at the corporate training landscape as a whole.

How to Use Competency Models to Develop Leaders in the Workplace

Avilar

And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.” Turns out, legendary football player, coach, and former NFL executive Vince Lombardi was right. Though many of us applaud inspiring leaders with a claim that they are “born leaders,” the truth is more mundane. Are you creating a leadership development program at your organization? Develop Leaders in the Workplace. “Leaders aren’t born; they are made.

Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

Are you an eLearning expert with an excellent idea for a new initiative or online education program? Do you see an opportunity for your association or organization to get ahead of the curve and leverage its collective expertise to become an industry expert? Talking eLearning ROI shouldn’t be an intimidating process. Here are 10 steps you can follow to prove the worth of your idea and get an initiative approved. Put your plan in the spotlight.

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Change Leadership: When Change Management Is Not Enough

Living in Learning

as the response, and likely suffer a sideways glance wondering what motivated such a ridiculous question. Actually, they have no other choice when we consider the nature of Change in the scope of their IT world. Now consider this question: “Is IT the only organization in your enterprise involved in Change?” Why then are they the only ones with a formal, repeatable Change process? Culture of Continuous Learning and Change. Effective Change Leadership.

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GLD 3: Creating a Global Bench

Your Training Edge

After dealing with the challenges of distance and culture, the next challenge for global leadership development is how to create a leadership bench or pool that is truly global in scope. When you took the time to define leadership across the cultures that exist within your organization, you may have also begun to see potential succession patterns developing. The first step is to create the pool or bench.

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