Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 7/25/14

July 25, 2014 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 priority and urgency of leadership development, characteristics of successful senior executives, and where leadership development dollars go.

From Seun Robert-Edomi: Right Management: Leadership development top priority for 2014

“At present, only around one in 10 (14 percent) have confidence in the strength of their leadership pipelines to fill critical openings. As a result, nearly half (45 percent) report that 2014 will be a year of growth marked by increased spending on talent management initiatives to help develop leaders and build talent pipelines.”

From China Gorman: The Urgency of Leadership Development

“In March I discussed a few takeaways from Deloitte’s ‘Global Human Capital Trends 2014’ survey. After relooking through the report, I think it would be worthwhile to mention some of the other global trends for 2014.”

From Dan McCarthy: 20 Characteristics of Successful Senior Executives

“Here are 20 characteristics that many of the most successful senior executives seem to have in common:”

From Josh Bersin: Who Gets Your Development Dollars?

“Leadership development, the largest category of L&D spending, is on fire again. Our 2014 ‘Leadership Development Factbook’ shows that spending in this critical area grew by 14 percent last year, with small and midsized companies increasing their spending by 23 percent.”

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

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