Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 10/5/18

October 5, 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 leadership development, evaluating your program, exceptional leaders, and how to get high potentials interested in leadership.

From Art Petty: New Manager Development—Put Your Back Into It

“While a few organizations treat new manager development as a strategic imperative, in most I encounter, the work is ad hoc with inconsistent results.”

From Rick Lepsinger: How to Tell if Your Development Programs Are Working

“There are a number of ways to evaluate the effectiveness of a development program, but sometimes simply asking a few simple questions is sufficient to highlight areas of concern. Once a problem is identified, proactive measures can be taken to address the issue, either by changing some aspect of the program or implementing an entirely new learning strategy. Here are a few questions that can expose shortcomings in an organization’s leadership development process:”

From David Reimer, Adam Bryant, and Harry Feuerstein: The Four X Factors of Exceptional Leaders

“Understanding what differentiates a great leader from a good leader will help companies make the right choices for the top jobs.”

From Krishna Savani and Xi Zou: How to Get High-Potential Employees Interested in Leadership 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?”

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

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