Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 7/22/16

July 22, 2016 by Wally Bock

Leadership development may be the most important thing any company does. That’s why, every week, I review blogs and other publications that cover leadership development to find the very best leadership development posts. This week, you’ll find pointers to posts about why talent management isn’t working. leadership development at Disney, budgeting for leadership development, and leading the charge on workplace learning.

From Todd Warner: 3 Reasons Why Talent Management Isn’t Working Anymore

“Becoming a talent factory isn’t about hiring or promoting the best people, it is about understanding the DNA of your social system, and building from that baseline. Understanding your social system and the people who thrive in it is exponentially more valuable, particularly if you want to drive high performance. But let’s not confuse this with ‘talent.'”

From Sarah Fisher Gale: Making Talent Dreams Come True at Disney

“Disney’s once-decentralized talent management structure made it difficult to streamline and unify toward its goal of continued expansion. Not anymore.”

From Darleen DeRosa: Budgeting for Leadership Development Without Breaking the Bank

“Companies that reduce their commitment to leadership development will be less prepared to identify successors for key positions and will ultimately face talent shortages. Yet of the more than 900 leaders we surveyed in our own research, 46 percent did not have a program in place to fill key management positions. If your company is among them or you find yourself struggling to get approval for new leadership development initiatives, here are five ways to make every dollar count.”

From Scott Mautz: 14 Ways to Lead the Charge on Workplace Learning

“The truth is, the extent to which people in your shop learn and grow in their role doesn’t solely depend on the subject matter. It also depends on the extent to which you believe the subject matters. You have a choice whether or not to prioritize your employees’ growth.”

Thanks to Smartbrief on Leadership for pointing me to this story

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How to Determine What Must be Communicated to Different Stakeholders of 360-Degree Feedback

July 20, 2016 by Sandra Mashihi

“Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.” -Jane Austen When implementing a 360-degree feedback tool, stakeholders often have a number of questions about the following issues: Purpose of the 360-degree feedback intervention Deadline dates to collect […]

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Leadership development and digital learning

July 20, 2016 by Wally Bock

Leadership development is people-centered Everyone agrees that leadership development should be a people-centered activity, but technology is changing everything we do. Digital learning will surely be part of the leadership development mix. How do we do it well? Leadership development and digital learning Leigh is a young woman I know who works for a large […]

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Free Coaching Exercise: “Assessing My Attributional Style”

July 18, 2016 by Sandra Mashihi

This free exercise, and dozens of others, were created for our book, Clueless: Coaching People Who Just Don’t Get It. You can learn more about Clueless by visiting our site or you can buy it from amazon.com today. Purpose of Exercise: Help clients determine whether they have an optimistic or pessimistic style of dealing with life […]

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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 7/15/16

July 15, 2016 by Wally Bock

Leadership development may be the most important thing any company does. That’s why, every week, I review blogs and other publications that cover it to find the very best  posts. This week, you’ll find pointers to posts about three ways to elevate leadership development, spending on training for senior leaders, women’s leadership development, and why you […]

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Dangers of Open-Ended Questions to Participants in 360-Degree Feedback

July 13, 2016 by Sandra Mashihi

“The other day I got out my can-opener and was opening a can of worms when I thought, What am I doing?!” -Jack Handey The usefulness of having qualitative comments in 360-degree feedback interventions is not widely debated. In fact, before online administration of 360-degree feedback assessments was even possible, most coaches and consultants relied […]

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Leadership development and the Feedback Fighter

July 13, 2016 by Wally Bock

Here’s one of my favorite “lightbulb” jokes. Question: “How many people does it take to change a lightbulb?” Answer: “One, but the lightbulb has to sincerely want to change.” That’s funny when you’re talking about lightbulbs, but there’s something important here that affects leadership development. Mark Busine captured it well in his post at DDI […]

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Free Coaching Exercise: My Thought Patterns

July 11, 2016 by Ken Nowack

This free exercise, and dozens of others, were created for our book, Clueless: Coaching People Who Just Don’t Get It. You can learn more about Clueless by visiting our site or you can buy it from amazon.com today. Purpose of Exercise: Help clients establish greater awareness of their thought patterns. How to Administer and Use […]

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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 7/8/16

July 8, 2016 by Wally Bock

Leadership development may be the most important thing any company does. That’s why, every week, I review blogs and other publications that cover leadership development to find the very best leadership development posts. This week, you’ll find pointers to posts about letting leaders set the leadership development agenda, what makes a great learning manager, on […]

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How to Determine WHO Gets to See 360-Degree Feedback Results

July 6, 2016 by Sandra Mashihi

“A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.” -Saki The goal of all 360-degree feedback processes is to provide clear information for professional development in a manner that motivates individuals to make specific behavioral changes, leading to enhanced effectiveness. Generally, the feedback from 360-degree assessments can be shared with the program participant, his or her […]

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