Realizing the Talent Development and Business Benefits of Action Learning

Action learning can be done as part of a learning initiative where a coach
or facilitator asks a group of learners to develop a project that will help the business solve a problem while putting the learning from their program to practical use. Or the business can assign critical business projects to a Learning group or function or a cross-functional team that then must collaborate to forge the solution.

3 Strategies to Boost High-Potential Identification and Development in 2022

Leader development is a journey that requires a variety of experiences, collaboration, coaching and mentoring. Many organizations still do most leadership training in classrooms, with varying degrees of reinforcement. And too often there is no Individual Development Plan or it is not regularly reviewed and updated to account for evolving career goals and changes in someone’s personal life.

Great Leaders Represent a Purpose Beyond Profit

For purpose-driven leadership to be effective, employers must have not only a strong, well-defined mission and core values. They must also spread the word effectively across the enterprise. But you can only accomplish so much through formal communication campaigns. Leaders at all levels must be aligned with the organization’s mission and values and consistently represent them through day-to-day interactions.

Healthy Leaders and the Power of Caring

A majority of employers (56%) say it is important to develop inclusive leaders who care about all aspects of employee well-being, according to our 2021 leadership development research. But they are challenged to do so. About seven in 10 organizations say leaders have little or no time in the day to learn and improve themselves or to make themselves a priority.