Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 9/21/18

September 21, 2018 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 creating a better leadership development program, what’s next in career management, how to get high-potential employees interested in leadership development programs, and how great leaders develop successful people.

From Karin Hurt and David Dye: How To Build a Better Development Program

“Don’t launch a leadership development program until you ask yourself these important questions.”

From Bersin by Deloitte: The Next Evolution in Career Management

“In this case, the trend that generated the liveliest discussion was ‘From careers to experiences.’ This section reports that 72 percent of respondents said career paths at their organization are not based on organizational hierarchy—yet only 18 percent feel they give employees the ability to actively develop themselves and chart new pathways for their careers. That’s hardly surprising, given that enabling employee development requires fundamental changes to learning, work architecture, and performance management.”

From Krishna Savani and Xi Zou: How to Get High-Potential Employees Interested in  Development Programs

“Leadership training can make a huge difference in preparing professionals to advance in their careers and succeed in leadership roles. Many companies offer leadership education programs to high-potential employees, but these programs don’t always receive much interest. How can leaders and HR departments motivate professionals to enroll in leadership development programs?

From Lolly Daskal: This is How Great Leaders Develop Successful People

“Great leaders inspire greatness in others. They create an environment in which people are able to expand and evolve, with the support and encouragement to become successful in whatever they pursue. So how can you develop others for greatness? Here are the core attributes:”

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Leadership development is a Process

September 19, 2018 by Wally Bock

Leadership development programs are hard to evaluate. Some people think hard ROI numbers should be the final test. Others suggest that success is having enough qualified people to fill leadership slots as they open up. Karin Hurt and David Dye ask: “What Makes the Difference Between Game Changing and Frustrating?” They offer four ideas. Read […]




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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 9/14/18

September 14, 2018 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 becoming a more agile learner, why great employees may not make great leaders, why […]




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Leadership Development: Agile Leaders

September 12, 2018 by Wally Bock

Leadership development never had to be agile in the old days. If the competitive environment changed, there was always time to put together a training program, No more. Today, the demands of a fast-moving business world force leaders to learn and adapt quickly. We want agile leaders who are agile learners. Jesse Sostrin makes the […]




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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 9/7/18

September 7, 2018 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 From Vibhas Ratanjee: Experience Reigns in Development “Gallup finds an alarming deficit in the […]




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Announcement: Envisia Learning and AM Azure Consulting join forces

September 6, 2018 by Andrea Topet

We are delighted to announce that on the 4th September 2018, AM Azure became part of the Envisia Learning family. After several years of successful collaboration between both companies, we will now be working together, with both businesses sharing a common vision and business model as well as a customer-orientated focus. Located in the Cotswolds […]




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Leadership Development and Experience

September 5, 2018 by Wally Bock

Vibhas Ratanjee wrote a helpful piece on the Gallup site titled “Experience Reigns in Leadership Development.” Here’s the money quote. “Gallup finds an alarming deficit in the experience piece. Too few programs can clearly define the experiences that lead to excellence in leadership; they don’t individualize, they can’t match leader to experience at the time […]




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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 8/31/18

August 31, 2018 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 getting outside help for your leadership development program, the value of solitude for aspiring […]




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Leadership development: use experts wisely

August 29, 2018 by Wally Bock

Leadership development programs depend on experts to make the program effective. Too many companies try to make do with people from inside the company. Bill Treasurer describes how that often plays out in his article “Supercharging Leadership Development: Working with Sherpas.” “When designing your leadership development program, it is helpful to bring in experts to share […]




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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 8/24/18

August 24, 2018 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 picking high potential people for leadership development, using technology to improve talent management, portfolio […]




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