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Greetings, In last week’s blog post…Leadership Development…What is New is Really Old…I discussed where much of leadership development best practices we are familiar with today really started between World War I and II. While in many respects these leadership development practices are are still highly relevant…we may need to shift the paradigm on what kind… Read more »

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Greetings, Leadership development is important…in fact…vital to our organizations ability to be successful. For those reasons we spend a lot of resources in money (Upwards of $10B annually), people and time in developing the current and future generations of leaders to fuel business strategies. If you have been involved in leadership development either as the… Read more »

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Greetings, I have perspective these days. Not that I didn’t have perspective before, but has greatly enhanced itself with time. As I have engaged with counterparts in our profession of human resources, talent, and learning & development, a common perspective has been created for me. That perspective is this… The people challenges that organizations face,… Read more »

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Greetings, I have written a couple of times about the gap between the importance of leadership development activities and the effectiveness of organization’s efforts. Typically a pretty large gap exists…many understand its importance, but have a really hard time with determining their effectiveness at doing it. Research from Dr. David Weiss and Dr. Vince Molinaro,… Read more »

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Greetings, A recent McKinsey article drew my attention. Titled “Are You Ready for the Era of “Big Data”?, it details a current environment where people can mine and leverage data to develop new business models and become more agile and adaptable to evolving business conditions. This story at the front of the article resonates this… Read more »

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Greetings, A couple of weeks a go, my new leader (only of about 6 months, but have worked together since 2005) made an interesting observation about our leadership culture. He said “Are we creating leaders or SuperDoers…because it looks like SuperDoers…” I thought this was an incredibly powerful statement that has really caused me to… Read more »

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Greetings, I had a very interesting conversation this past week with a Senior Vice President of Talent at a Fortune 500 company. The intent of the conversation was to get a good understanding of how their organization developed talent and integrated it into the overall strategy of the organization. We focused on leadership development specifically… Read more »