As a leader, one of your key responsibilities is to develop the people who work with you, to push them to new heights, and to develop the next generation of leaders.
It’s true to say that not all of the people who work for you will become Leaders, but it is also true to say that they will all benefit from being developed in this direction.
Developing leadership skills isn’t a 1-week training session.
It’s an ongoing process, to which you need to be fully committed.
From my perspective a Leadership Program needs to include:
While defining the Leadership Culture you want to create might sound difficult, in fact, it’s fairly simple.
Most organizations want the same leadership culture, which you can find in most leadership books, but you probably already know it.
Most models include:
The problem is that in many companies they just talk the talk and don’t walk the walk.
Often the leadership culture then becomes just a reflection of the leader, which may be created subconsciously rather than consciously.
Here are 13 of the benefits of setting up a leadership program are:
Leadership is often the difference between success and failure, so why wouldn’t you want to create a culture that promotes success. in my opinion this is the number one job of any leader.
By Gordon Tredgold, Founder and CEO, Leadership Principles
The author surveyed 5,600 workers from various industries from January 2019 to December 2021, finding that worker dissatisfaction not only starts as early as age 25 — it’s been here since before the pandemic started. Her advice: aim for work-life alignment, not work-life balance. Find out what drives them as an individual — and reshape their jobs together. Engage them in the recruiting process.
There’s been a lot of buzz about a 4-day workweek. But it will be the ‘4 + 1’ workweek that ultimately wins out: 4 days of “work” and 1 day of “learning.” Several forces are converging in a way that point toward the inevitability of this workplace future.
How can leaders help their teams combat change exhaustion — or step out of its clutches? Too often, organizations simply encourage their employees to be resilient, placing the burden of finding ways to feel better solely on individuals. Leaders need to recognize that change exhaustion is not an individual issue, but a collective one that needs to be addressed at the team or organization level.