Leadership development is amongst the hottest topics among business executives and a core component of a successful human resources strategy. And for good reason.
According to Development Dimensions International, from intellectual property to customer satisfaction, 80% of a company’s valuation is now intangible.
Helping your team establish leadership development plans enables them to take ownership of their personal development—whether that’s through mentoring, skills assessment programs, online learning, or in-house development.
These leadership development techniques can help you nurture the next generation of star performers and develop future company leadership teams. They also present an opportunity to develop an individual’s ability to contribute to the company’s revenue and performance overall.
Once you do this, people who want to develop their career will look for feedback and expect answers to questions like:
If you can answer these questions and mark the learning milestones of your talent, you will retain and develop your employees into leaders over time.
That’s good news for a business that wants to last.
A leadership development program is a comprehensive plan enacted by a company to support the growth of an employee into a predetermined leadership role. This strategy aims to cultivate the specific qualities deemed necessary to best serve the leadership position within the company.
An effective leadership development program actively encourages employee growth in line with larger company objectives and is key to long-term organizational success.
Follow this simple 5-step process to build the framework for an effective leadership development program.
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