Making Learning Stick: Transformational Leadership Development for the Long Haul, Part II

In Part I of this two part series on Transformational Leadership Development, I shared information about the problems associated with improving the retention and application of leadership development content. The ultimate goal of such training is to change the behavior of participants for their good and their organizations. Given the huge financial investment that companies … More Making Learning Stick: Transformational Leadership Development for the Long Haul, Part II

Make Learning Stick: Transformational Leadership Development For the Long Haul, Part I

“If you don’t use it…you’ll loose it,” is a familiar quote that, in this case, speaks to what we do or don’t do with new knowledge. Think about a skill or ability that you once had but now can’t perform (and I’m not talking about those that are “age-related,” i.e., playing sports). Software applications come … More Make Learning Stick: Transformational Leadership Development For the Long Haul, Part I

Integrity: Integral to “Good” Leadership

Integrity. Very little question that it is an important leadership quality. Here’s what Peter Drucker had to say about it: “Integrity may be difficult to define, but what constitutes lack of integrity is of such seriousness as to disqualify a person for a managerial position…management should not appoint a person who considers intelligence more important … More Integrity: Integral to “Good” Leadership

Leadership Rewind

Every now and then, it’s helpful to re-visit ideas, concepts, and models associated with leadership development.  I’m not the only one to subscribe to the mantra that “Leadership is a journey, not a destination.”  John Donahoe, president of eBay, believes leadership “… is a marathon, not a sprint. It is a process, not an outcome.” … More Leadership Rewind