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The 6 Truths of Modern Leadership Development

The 6 Truths of Modern Leadership Development

The business context is changing rapidly, and leadership development needs to change right along with it. If not, it risks becoming ineffective at preparing leaders for today’s digital economy. According to recent Fortune survey, only 7% of Fortune 500 CEOs believe their companies are building effective global leaders, while just 10% think that their leadership development initiatives have clear business impact.Read more

Leadership Development – From Skill Set to Mind-set

Leadership Development – From Skill Set to Mind-set

We need to think differently about leadership development in the modern organization, and this involves a significant departure from how organizations viewed it in the past.  By its very nature, leadership is emergent, collaborative, and relational. It’s only natural that leadership development programs should reflect these same qualities.Read more

New Business Skills Course Collection: A Contemporary Learning Experience for Modern Learners

New Business Skills Course Collection: A Contemporary Learning Experience for Modern Learners

The effective execution of business goals and strategies is mission critical for every organization. And yet, why do so many organizations fail in this?

Most often it stems from one of three things:

  • A breakdown in interpersonal relationships (communication or motivation, for example)
  • Failure to understanding (problem-solving or business acumen, for example)
  • Failure of competence (project management or negotiation skills, for example)

In short – the failure is a result of an employee lacking key business skills and competencies.Read more

Women Leadership in Indian Companies: A Persisting Glass Ceiling

By Tara O’Sullivan

These are sobering stats about women in India:

In slightly better news, a report from Grant Thornton shows that the proportion of women occupying top leadership positions in domestic companies increased from 17% in 2017 to 20% in 2018.Read more