What is Leadership Development Really? Is it Working?

Article first published by Dr. Teri Baydar, November 21 on AceUp.   In his white paper, Future Trends in Leadership Development, Nick Petrie of the Center for Creative Leadership points out that “leaders are no longer developing fast enough or in the right ways to match the new environment” and that “Managers have become experts on the “what” of leadership, but novices in the “how” of their own development.”   The understanding of how leadership development is or is not effective in employee development hinges on clarifying the two kinds of development of the human being.   The first kind of self development is…

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Transformational Leadership Styles for a Transforming World

Leadership and professional development is changing.   We live in an increasingly complex and demanding world. Today the leadership qualities we desire are agility, mental resilience, innovation, creativity, mindfulness, self awareness, emotional intelligence and authenticity. The way we do business is shifting dramatically, and only those leaders who train and adapt to this new world will thrive and create meaningful impact in it.   Gary Hamel has a great YouTube Video on the Future of Management. He demonstrates very well what most of us are sensing in the daily business grind of trying to get it all to work together….

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