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Leadership development lessons from the Army

July 26, 2017 by Wally Bock

Leadership development in the military Bernard Banks is a clinical professor of management and associate dean for leadership development at the Kellogg School. He’s also a retired Army Brigadier General who taught leadership at West Point. It’s not surprising that he has some clear ideas about how to develop leaders. They’re described in a Kellogg […]




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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 7/21/17

July 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 leadership development in the age of career disruption, organizational changes in the future, helping […]




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Leadership development isn’t all there is

July 19, 2017 by Wally Bock

Leadership development isn’t just about developing leaders Antoine Tirard and Claire Lyell wrote a provocative article for the INSEAD business school site titled, “Talent Management for the Age of Career Disruption.” The whole article is worth reading, but here’s the part that caught my eye. “A study from Right Management shows that organisations that provide […]




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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 7/14/17

July 14, 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 leadership development for the future, the fatal flaw in leadership development, 360 assessments, and Google’s […]




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Leadership development as a benefit

July 12, 2017 by Wally Bock

Way back in 1968, when I got out of the Marines and joined the civilian workforce, companies hired people and trained them. When you joined a company, you expected them to have a leadership development program. Jacob Morgan, describes the change from then to now this way in his article, “How to Develop the Future […]




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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 7/7/17

July 7, 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 leadership  for 21st Century organizations, fostering a leadership growth ecosystem, and self-examination questions for […]




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Leadership development: This time it really is different

July 5, 2017 by Wally Bock

Michelle M. Smith’s article, “Stop Managing By the Book and Start Innovating,” does a superb job of describing some of the leadership challenges of the 21st Century. Here’s just one of the passages that caught my eye. “While no company would put up with a 1940’s-era phone system, or forgo the efficiency enhancing benefits of […]




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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 6/30/17

June 30, 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 promoting high performers to leadership, de-emphasizing top management’s role, leadership development through adversity, and the […]




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Leadership development: Ambition and Aptitude

June 28, 2017 by Wally Bock

We promote far too many people to management positions who don’t want to do the work of leadership and who don’t have any particular aptitude for the work. Ted Bauer nails it in his pungent post: “No, no, no: Don’t put the high performer into management.” Here’s the money quote. “One of the biggest problems […]




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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 6/23/17

June 23, 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 critical skills for your  program to teach, why leadership development is crucial, a surprising fix […]




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