Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 9/18/15

September 18, 2015 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 games in leadership development, great leaders understand the fundamentals, spotting superstars, and developing globally competent leaders.

From Martin Reeves and Georg Wittenburg: Games Can Make You a Better Strategist

“We think that games have an important place in cultivating good strategists, and that now more than ever games can give executives an edge over their competition.”

From Elizabeth MacBride: Lindred Greer: Great Leaders Understand the Fundamentals

“Managers are often chosen for reasons other than competence.”

From Robert Gallagher: Do Your Talent Managers Know a Real Superstar When They See One?

“According to the generally accepted definition, ‘top’ performers are roughly four times as productive as ‘average’ performers. Sometimes the difference is far greater. A truly exceptional employee can transform a company and deliver an incredible ROI, but many hiring managers pass them by. Here’s how to attract, identify, and hire The Superstar”

UNC Leadership Development Survey 2015 Compete and Connect: Developing Globally Competent Leaders (PDF)

“In this signature research, conducted in partnership between the Human Capital Institute and the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, we investigate ways organizations are developing global competence in their workforces.”

Wally Bock is a coach, a writer and President of Three Star Leadership.

Posted in Leadership Development

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