3 Ways to Prepare Millennials for Leadership Roles

CLO Magazine

These workers are being promoted into leadership roles daily, often without being fully ready or being adequately prepared to transition from star individual contributor to equally successful manager. Create two paths to leadership, manager and specialist.

Servant Leadership in Action

CLO Magazine

I’ve been singing the praises of servant leadership for many years. Servant leadership is the best way to create both great results and great human satisfaction. For more than 40 years, all of the leaders at Southwest Airlines have tried to model servant leadership.

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Growing a Model for Leadership

CLO Magazine

Building a leadership pipeline is important, and a clear leadership model can link strategic areas of the business. But moving forward, the company chose to invest more heavily into leadership building after studying the state of the industry and talent.

Leadership Analytics

Your Training Edge

Maintaining the leadership pool is a challenging task for an organization and its top leaders. There are a number of activities, as well as developmental exercises, that can be undertaken to grow leadership at every level within the organization.

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.

The Future Role of Learning & Development

mLevel

One particularly interesting discussion point touched on the future role of the Learning & Development (L&D) organization within corporations. These are skills that transcend any specific employer such as programming skills, design skills, and even certain aspects of leadership skills. I’ve just returned from the ASU GSV Summit this week in San Diego, CA. The summit is THE event for Education Technology companies, practitioners, and investors.

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Accelerate Female Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

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.

4 Tips to Develop Fabulous Leadership Style

CLO Magazine

As the workforce shifts and technology influences how, where, and how fast we work, the leader’s role is undergoing a transformation as well. Gone are the days when the command-and-control type leadership style is the expectation or the norm.

Learning Leadership The Truth About Leadership Development

Training Industry

They think back to how Nelson Mandela inspired his country and the entire world to unite regardless of race through his peaceful wisdom and leadership. Most people believe leadership skills are not something everyone can have. Learning Leadership These leaders had two things in common: They followed their hearts, and they never gave up in the face of hardship. Leadership development is much more like the slow growth of a lotus flower than a ready-made bouquet of flowers.

Answer the Call for Authentic Leadership

CLO Magazine

Authentic leadership proponents have elbowed their way to the self-help forefront over the past decade. Authentic leadership can be quickly misunderstood. myth, that somehow we achieve authentic leadership. authentic leadership is a misnomer. Leadership Development

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

Origin Learning

Come to think of it- would you like to take a role that pays decently but doesn’t really add value to your personality? Talent development and retention rightfully sits at one of the top priorities of organizations. After all, it is the people which lead an organization forward.

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It’s Time for a Different Leadership Model

CLO Magazine

” Too many leaders have been conditioned to think of leadership only in terms of power and control. This kind of leadership requires a special kind of leader — a servant leader. Homepage Commentary & Opinion leadership leadership model traditional leadership

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.”.

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How to Combat the Leadership Crisis

CLO Magazine

Leadership development is failing. The leadership pipeline is low, and executive search firms are growing thanks to a pronounced need for talented leaders at all levels. Part of the problem is that too often leadership has been a solo sport.

Rehumanizing Leadership

Training Industry

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?” We need new leaders in public and civic leadership roles, just as we do for our businesses (and sometimes those are the same – business leaders become our civic leaders on chamber boards and in other ways). Great leaders are lifelong learners and coaches.

Blend East and West for Effective Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

The West offers many cutting-edge leadership strategies, but to remain relevant, they need to be presented using localized lenses. There are six key dynamics to confront to build effective learning in Asia: Leadership philosophy. Define a Leadership Philosophy.

The Growing Role of Microlearning

CLO Magazine

And of course, companies are reinventing employee skills around digital disruption, unconscious bias, new leadership models, and dozens of operational topics. Learning organizations today are dealing with a lot of change.

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3 Ways to Elevate Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Learning leaders needn’t feel wedded to traditional leadership development solutions to make a lasting impact on high potential talent. Make sure the program offers lessons participants can apply in their current roles, not just in the future.

The Paradoxes of Leadership

The Peformance Improvement

What paradoxes do you face in your role and how do you handle them? Leadership Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning Teamwork Getting Unstuck learning Ralph Jacobson What''s your answer to these questions? Should I focus on short-term results or long-term strategy?

Technology’s Role in Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Technology plays an important role in leadership development: 86 percent of companies report a significant investment in learning technology such as webinars, videos, mobile applications and simulations in soft skill development, according to a 2013 survey by Impact Instruction Group, a corporate training and development firm. Learning technology is proficient at technical skill development, but how are such tools used to teach often-elusive soft skills?

How Millennials View Leadership

Training Industry

According to the 2013 Millennial Leadership Survey conducted by The Hartford, 78 percent of millennials consider themselves to be a leader today. While this omission may further brand this generation as entitled and self-serving, millennials actually define leadership a little bit differently. Leadership can be a vague term with various meanings and interpretations. The millennial generation has a different interpretation of leadership. Forget titles.

Why leadership development matters

Matrix

almost 60% said they never received any training when they transitioned into their first leadership role. One of the first things new managers discover is that their role, by definition a stretch assignment, is even more demanding than they’d anticipated.

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. The Social Leadership Handbook , Julian Stodd. The Social Leadership Handbook via Julian Stodd.

6 Strategies for Successful Digital Leadership Development

ATD Learning Technologies

Six Strategies for Digital Learning Success , a recent whitepaper from the Center for Creative Leadership, explores tactics organizations can use to make digital leadership development more successful.

A Quick Survey Can Produce Long-lasting Leadership Results

CLO Magazine

Leadership development is a long-term strategic business imperative. Yet, very few organizations actually evaluate the value of leadership development initiatives. Ask how the objectives are tied to organizational objectives, and which leadership practices are targeted.

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.

Learning’s Crucial Role in Competency Model Development

CLO Magazine

Used to define the skills, behaviors and attitudes needed to succeed in a role and in an organization, competency models help drive and inform a number of human resources initiatives including leadership development and training. Learning leaders can play a key role in this process.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities

ID Reflections

Leadership, retention, HR skills, and talent acquisition occupy the #1 slot as per the Top Ten Findings of the Global Human Capital Trends 2014 Survey. They will expect and demand to learn differently -- social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. The world has gotten complicated.

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We Must Address the Leadership Strategy Mortality Rate

CLO Magazine

Right now, somewhere in a sunny boardroom, a leadership strategy is being born. If something isn’t done immediately, the business will soon face crippling leadership shortages. Truth is, most leadership acceleration plans will fail. Isolate your top leadership priorities.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

Leadership , Retention , HR Skills , and Talent Acquisition occupy the #1 slot as per the Top Ten Findings of the Global Human Capital Trends 2014 Survey. is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities.

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.

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.

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Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

For some organizations, the shortage of skilled executives, middle managers and individual contributors in critical roles already is having quantifiable ramifications — from decreased production capacity to drops in customer satisfaction.

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