How to Make Leadership Development Personalized

Developing leaders and building soft skills is at the top of agenda for many organizations. But how do you personalize the development process for every leader in your company? You can’t offer executive coaching to everyone and the traditional classroom or e-learning “one-size-fits-all” format is just not enough anymore. So what are some alternatives?

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Archie Millard
Webinar: Get Them Ready Faster! How to Personalize Leadership Development

When? Wednesday, May 29 at 11am ET | 8am PT.

Developing leaders and building soft skills is at the top of agenda for many organizations. But how do you personalize the development process for every leader in your company? Technology is quickly changing the face of HR and nowhere it’s as apparent as in leadership development. It seems that new tools are popping up every day – from micro-learning apps to peer feedback and continuous learning platforms. As you’re exploring your options, here are some things to consider.

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Do You Often Procrastinate? - Learn How to Create Urgency

As a leader, creating urgency is an effective way to push individuals and teams to deliver results. Without a sense of urgency, your teammates won’t push themselves to work hard, and they may procrastinate and struggle to get tasks and projects done on time. When people lack a sense of urgency, they are more easily sidetracked with daily distractions and can end up wasting time on tasks that are unimportant.

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Three Things to Consider When Moving Brick & Mortar Assessment Centers Online

As the popularity of virtual assessment centers increases, more and more organizations and consultancies are moving their brick and mortar assessment centers online. Last year, Mercer’s Global Talent Trends Study found that 66% of North American companies already use virtual assessment centers. But the transition is not as simple as one might think. Here are the three biggest considerations…

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Archie Millard
Do You Actively Avoid Negotiations? - Learn How To Negotiate Well

As a leader, you are probably involved in negotiations on a daily basis, even if you don’t realize it: any time you attempt to reach an agreement with another party through dialogue, you are negotiating. Sometimes your negotiations are formal, like negotiating a contract with a client or a new company policy. Other times, your negotiations are informal, such as resolving a conflict with a team or a coworker.

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Archie Millard
Why Talent Reviews Are Now A Huge Legal Risk (And How To Fix It)

Last month, a federal court ruled that decisions about employees by upper management exercising “unfettered discretion” may qualify for certification in Title VII class action suits. This decision is part of a growing body of case law that challenges traditional talent management practices (i.e., talent reviews, high-potential identification, and succession planning) turning them into a multi-million-dollar legal risk for many corporations.

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Archie Millard
Does Your Team Lack Accountability? - Learn How To Plan And Organize Work

As a leader, flawlessly executing a project requires strong planning and organizing skills on your part. Having a clear sense of who will do what and the resources they will need to do their work is critical for your success. Planning and organizing well enables you to effectively coordinate the efforts of multiple people and helps to ensure that everyone knows what is expected of them.

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Archie Millard
More Work Than Hours In The Day? - Learn How To Manage Priorities

You may feel like there always seems to be more work to be done than hours in the day, and that’s why it’s important to prioritize what is more and less critical to accomplish. Prioritizing enables you to focus your efforts on completing the tasks and projects that matter most. Without clear priorities, you will struggle to get anything done because everything will seem equally important and you won’t know how to spend your time and energy most effectively.

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