Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 6/16/17

June 16, 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 on selecting potential leaders, improving your coaching skills, making sure your people skills are right for leadership development, and six ideas to help your firm rethink emerging leader development.

From Thuy Sindell and Milo Sindell

“One of the most challenging aspects of leadership development is consistently and effectively identifying the next wave of leaders. It can be easy for those at the top to forget that eventually someone will have to take their place at the helm. And ignoring that fact has lead to issues with succession planning, unwanted turnover and other challenges in leadership development in many organizations.”

From Leigh Limpic: These Tips Will Make You a Better Coach

“For many of us, the best part of being a manager is making a difference in the lives of our team members. We see coaching as an ideal way to help someone become better at what they do and more satisfied in their role. If you’re looking for ways to improve your own coaching skills, consider these five coaching tips:”

From Kate Nasser: Leadership Readiness: Are Your People Skills Ready?

“When you think of your leadership readiness, do you assess whether your people skills are ready too? Are you ready to inspire other human beings? Are your people skills ready to engage employees of different cultures, generations, and motivations? Can you handle the following human issues in your organization?”

From Art Petty: Six Ideas to Help Your Firm Rethink Emerging Leader Development

“I’ve never met a CEO who was confident her organization was generating the leadership talent necessary to meet the needs of their changing business. The shortage of emerging leadership talentin a world seemingly mad with change and disruption is the stuff of sleepless nights for executives. And like so many problems in our organizations, the pain is mostly self-inflicted. This article offers 6 ideas to help organizations and executives rethink emerging leader development.”

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

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