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Leadership development 3 Ways

May 24, 2017 by Wally Bock

Ron Thomas’ post, “Don’t Train Leaders; Develop Them,” starts with the Henry Mintzberg quote that neither leadership nor swimming can be learned by reading about it. Then Thomas says this: “You don’t train leaders you develop them – a subtle yet important distinction lost on many. And developing them entails a long-term process with a […]


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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 5/19/17

May 19, 2017 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 a pointer to a post. on whether Millennial leadership will change the way we work, Training is an […]


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Leadership development: The Millennials are Coming!

May 17, 2017 by Wally Bock

“Will Millennial Leadership Change the Way We Work?” That’s the provocative title of a blog post by Rich Wellins of DDI and Rebecca Ray of the Conference Board about research their firms conducted at the request of RW2 Enterprises. Here’s a summary quote from the post. “The Conference Board published findings of this research in […]


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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 5/12/17

May 12, 2017 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 the key leadership development skills, how to be an inspiring leader, leadership training formats, […]


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Leadership development and technological savvy

May 10, 2017 by Wally Bock

Ross Kelly wrote a fine piece for Chief Executive titled, “Even in the Digital Age, Leaders say People Skills are More Important.” The article was about search firm Russell Reynolds Associates’ survey of three hundred executives about what skills will be important in the future. Naturally, at least if you read other surveys, the executives […]


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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 5/8/17

May 5, 2017 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 building a strong leadership pipeline, keeping your development program strategic, leadership development at Disney, […]


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Leadership development and the NFL Draft

May 3, 2017 by Wally Bock

After three days, the 2017 NFL Draft is over. What can we learn about leadership development from it? Leadership development compared with the NFL Draft Leadership development seems very different from the NFL Draft. One is a highly structured, rule-drenched system that is the primary recruiting method for National Football League teams. The other is […]


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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 4/28/17

April 28, 2017 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 characteristics of exceptional CEOs, GlaxoSmithKline’s unique approach to leadership development, the academic claims he […]


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Leadership development and things you can’t count

April 26, 2017 by Wally Bock

The April 2017 issue of the McKinsey Quarterly includes an article by Michael Birshan, Thomas Meakin, and Kurt Strovink titled “What makes a CEO ‘exceptional’?” Great question, huh? If your job is developing leaders, you want to know the details so you can set them up as a model. Here’s how the consultants set about […]


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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 4/21/17

April 21, 2017 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 Rick Lepsinger: Make Every Minute Count With These 5 Leadership Development Strategies “If […]


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