Great leaders are essential for the success of any organization. They provide direction, set the tone, and inspire others to achieve their best. But how do the best organizations develop great leaders? Through the following strategies:
Identifying and promoting potential leaders: The best organizations have a system in place for identifying and promoting potential leaders. This includes paying attention to who is taking on new responsibilities, who is stepping up to solve problems, and who is inspiring others to do their best work. By keeping an eye out for these traits, organizations can identify and nurture the next generation of leaders.
Providing opportunities for learning and growth: Great leaders are made, not born. Top organizations provide their leaders with opportunities to learn and grow through formal leadership training programs, mentorship, stretch assignments, and other on-the-job experiences.
Investing in leadership development: The best organizations understand that leadership development is an ongoing process. They invest in training, coaching and mentoring programs for their leaders, and provide opportunities for them to develop new skills and knowledge.
Encouraging diversity: The best organizations value diversity, not only in terms of race, gender, and ethnicity, but also in terms of thinking, ideas, and perspectives. This enables them to tap into different viewpoints and approaches to leadership, and to create a more dynamic and innovative culture.
Fostering a leadership-friendly culture: The best organizations create a culture that values and supports leadership. This means giving leaders the autonomy and resources they need to succeed, as well as holding them accountable for their actions.
In conclusion, developing great leaders takes time, effort, and dedication. But for organizations that are willing to invest in the development of their leaders, the payoff can be enormous.
Lead From Within: When organizations want to set themselves up for success they must invest in developing the next generation of great leaders.
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The Leadership Gap
What Gets Between You and Your Greatness
After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.
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Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world.
Her extensive cross-cultural expertise spans 14 countries, six languages and hundreds
of companies. As founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership
program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance
and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world.
Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership
and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with
the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR,
Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others.
Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.