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.

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. Also related to cultural distance is distance in coaching.

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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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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. These people can begin to fill the leadership pool or bench.

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Developing a Leadership Bench

Your Training Edge

Creating a leadership bench takes the skill of a coach and the precision of an engineer. But there are five distinct steps you can take to build your leadership bench – and keep it moving. First, and most obvious, you must create and maintain a leadership development program. This isn’t simply an order to the training department to create leadership courses. Program participants who slip should be coached back up – or out.

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. But since your leadership development program is to be truly global in scope, your choice of training and coaching methods could be a ‘make or break’ for the program and its participants.

Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

Global expansion is a strategic objective for many businesses and a reality for others. Here arise the challenges associated with the global workforce management, with staff education and training as the key one. The timely review of staff education challenges for the global businesses is vital to keep the systems, productivity and company’s products and services’ quality consistent across the regions. Staff Education Challenges are Leading to Global Training Need.

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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.

PODCAST: VIRTUAL FEEDBACK AND COACHING

PDG

Episode 4: Virtual Feedback and Coaching. Coaching is one of the most important tools a leader has. In today’s increasingly virtual world, how can we be sure we are coaching effectively? In this podcast, PDG Managing Partner Dave Manning discusses coaching savvy with Michelle Braden, VP of Global Talent Development at Wex, Inc. Coaching Employee Engagement Leadership Podcast Talent ManagementWelcome to Real Impact! ,

The Situational Mindsets Model in leadership training and coaching

Matrix

Training, mentoring and coaching the leaders of today and tomorrow might be a challenge, as they already have a tight schedule, but virtual classes and sessions might be just the right solution for their needs. Read more: E-learning for leadership development is on the rise. Instead of driving or even flying to a certain location, you can offer your services to a global audience and make a difference for companies and leaders that need your services.

Stretching Your Virtual Leadership Skills

InSync Training

As a preview for her upcoming July 11th BYTE session, Inspiring a Global Virtual Team , read on to discover how you can expand your leadership skills to accomodate a modern workforce. How do you stretch your virtual leadership skills? The answer is different for every leader because each person starts at a different skill and comfort level with giving feedback, coaching, and preplanning your interactions with team members you cannot see. Global Virtual Classroom

How Leadership Training Must Change in a WFH World

CLO Magazine

Today’s dramatic shift toward an increasingly remote workforce — due in major part to COVID-19 — has extraordinary implications for the leadership training and coaching industries. As a result, there’s a need to change the ways people access leadership coaching and training. Over the past three months, the increase in remote workers has exposed many underlying problems in traditional coaching and leadership training methods.

Why Choosing Real Coaching Really Matters

Cylient

Coaching is a very confusing word. Regardless of the various expressions, approaches, intentions and styles, all coaching falls into one of two types. There is a vein of truth and transformative power that distinguishes real coaching from the fool’s gold that is faux coaching. To understand why that is, and what distinguishes real coaching from faux coaching, you first need to understand what makes coaching work.

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. One way for learning leaders to help close this gap is to include more women more quickly in leadership roles.

What does the future hold for AI-enabled coaching?

CLO Magazine

Coaching, whether it’s life coaching, executive coaching, or performance, skills or career coaching, seems inherently personal and humane. But what if your career or executive coach wasn’t actually a coach at all — or even human? Artificial intelligence made its way into learning and development with the start of the Fourth Industrial Revolution , and more recently, it’s been showing up in the coaching space. Where Human Coaches Shine.

Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

CLO Magazine

You may or may not have the ability to invest in leadership development right now, yet your organization needs effective leaders to stay competitive in this season of volatility. Why have traditional leadership development programs failed? Develop leadership by doing leadership.

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. globalization, workforce diversity, hyper-competition, and demands of a new generation of workers make continuous learning the core activity of organizations today. For example, the link between the content of a leadership program and the strategic business goals of a company are understandable and appreciated by participants in that program.

3 Strategies to Fuel Your Leadership Pipeline (Video)

Infopro Learning

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. 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.

Telus About Your Global Learning

CLO Magazine

It’s been an interesting path that’s brought Braden to her current role as global vice president and chief learning officer for Telus International, a worldwide provider of customer-service outsourcing and IT services. A few years later, the head of the company’s Latin America group created a training-management position specifically for her, making it her first official role in the L&D space — and a global one at that.

Working amid Coronavirus: 3 ways coaching can help

CLO Magazine

While it’s impossible to maintain “business as usual” when circumstances change immensely on a global scale, there are still some things we do have control over. I offer three ways coaching principles can help leaders engage, empower and support their teams as they work to overcome the obstacles and changing circumstances during this strenuous time. Instead of focusing on what’s stopping us, coaching encourages us to focus on what we can do.

What Leadership Style is Right for Your Industry?

KnowledgeCity

Have you ever had a manager who seemed to have the perfect leadership style for the job? While some leaders may naturally fit in perfectly to their industry, more often than not good leaders have had to adapt their natural leadership styles to best suit their profession. What is leadership? Leadership is a wide-ranging concept, but at its core, it is ultimately the ability to influence others. There are now more than a dozen different, recognized styles of leadership.

How Coaching Can Help the Majority Culture Understand Difference

CLO Magazine

In one example from my experience as a coach, an otherwise highly skilled senior manager started to lose client-facing opportunities, unaware that certain traits — in this case extreme soft-spokenness and lack of eye contact – while not unusual in his native culture, were not viewed positively in the American business environment, but no one wanted to offend him by pointing this out. Leadership Development coaching Majority Culture multicultural workforce

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs. The Problem with Global Leadership. Advances in technology have hastened globalization.

What Really Happens in Executive Coaching?

CLO Magazine

Elite athletes, dancers and singers all have coaches. Executives interact in an equally demanding environment leading people in today’s complex, competitive global marketplace. Therefore, being offered a professional coach is often seen as a perk on most jobs; it’s a sign that an organization is investing in a leaders’ success. “We What can organizations expect when their employees receive coaching? Why Coach? The coach as map maker. The coach as mirror.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

Despite these efforts, however, companies often continue to experience excess attrition in their multicultural workforce as these employees seek better opportunities to enhance their skills, climb the career ladder and take on higher levels of leadership. HR and L&D leaders will likely begin by considering what role communications coaching and language learning programs can play in helping to meet the development need. Meeting the Communications Need 2: Leadership Skills.

Why Choosing Real Coaching Really Matters

Cylient

Coaching is a very confusing word. Regardless of the various expressions, approaches, intentions and styles, all coaching falls into one of two types. There is a vein of truth and transformative power that distinguishes real coaching from the fool’s gold that is faux coaching. To understand why that is, and what distinguishes real coaching from faux coaching, you first need to understand what makes coaching work.

“Managers Think They’re Good at Coaching. They’re Not.” according to Harvard Business Review

Allego

Julia Milner is a professor in leadership, academic director of the Global MBA program at EDHEC Business School in France and an honorary professorial fellow with the Sydney Business School in Australia. Trenton Milner is the general manager of the International Centre for Leadership Coaching. Are you successful at coaching your employees? Many managers tend to think they’re coaching when they’re actually just telling their employees what to do.

5 Reasons You Need a Coaching Culture in 2019

Cylient

Rather than fearing change, let 2019 be the year that you prepare yourself and your organization to greet change as an opportunity to learn, reinvent and thrive by instilling a coaching culture. Here are five reasons we, at Cylient, believe you and your organization will benefit from cultivating a coaching culture in 2019. By instilling a coaching culture, you give people the tools to engage in the essential conversations they are currently avoiding.

Six Leadership Fundamentals for Global Success

CLO Magazine

Global organizations need leaders who can drive business on a global scale. ” The study surveyed 1,867 leaders of 13 nationalities to help multinational clients address the challenges of developing leaders with global responsibilities. Grow international leadership bench strength: Grow leadership talent pipelines around the world to ensure a strong pool of qualified leaders ready for deployment into global roles.

Leadership for Collective Intelligence

Learning Wire

By developing leadership that is focused on support, sharing, and motivation, future leaders will be able to establish new ideas within a stimulating and nurturing environment. To support companies looking to develop a different vision of leadership, Marshall Goldsmith suggests addressing what could be improved in the future rather than focusing on past events. Valuable advice for any company looking to push their leadership to the next level! Magazine and Global Gurus.

Training Needs 5: Leadership, Talent Management, and Succession Planning Needs

Your Training Edge

Summary: An often-overlooked area of needs assessment is leadership, talent management, and succession planning. As you are assessing your organization’s training needs, don’t forget about leadership, talent management, and succession planning. It’s true that you’ve probably identified some leadership and management training needs in the other areas of assessment.

What are Coaching Cultures and Why Don’t They Catch On?

Cylient

I’ve been working with the wonderful creative team at Braidio to turn our Coaching in the Moment ® workshop into video-based eLearning ( Feedback in the Moment ® available by the end of 2017). That is, it’s video of me teaching both courses, with coaching scenarios that are brought to life by actors, and debriefed by me in conversation with animated characters, and so much more. It’s mobile enabled, and available globally! What is a Coaching Culture? I’m back!

Cross-Cultural Leadership Skills Are Not What You Think

CLO Magazine

When I started coaching Chris in a challenging overseas post, he realized he had become the “quick-fix guy” to laggard branches globally. But understanding a place’s culture wouldn’t secure success in leadership even if it were possible. The keys to successful cross-cultural leadership are self-awareness, calm and focus. And that’s why we easily recognize a great global team.

Employee engagement – the Australian dilemma: The role of coaching and and leadership styles

Learning Cafe

Managers and leaders within the organisation are crucial in facilitating the development of these drivers within employees: Highly developed coaching skills are valuable if they are to perform this role effectively. Developing the coaching dialogue to uncover how an employees role might be shaped to accommodate more of their strengths and fewer of their weaknesses. Leadership and engagement. The use of coaching principles to fodster employee engagement.

The Art of Becoming Your Own Coach

CLO Magazine

Years ago, as a director at a regional bank, I was responsible for matching executives with coaches. Fast-forward 15 years and coincidently, the same senior HR executive was now an executive coach interviewing with me for an engagement in my new organization. I asked him how he measured the success of his coaching engagements; his answer was a number of qualitative testimonies from the executives he coached. This makes them want to have a coach as well.