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How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Leadership Development Program

 

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Leadership Development Program

A primary goal of any leadership development program is tight alignment to business objectives.  While it is critical to measure the effectiveness of leadership training to prove the value of the program to the organization, measuring learning outcomes can be a challenge. Read more

Developing Leaders at All Levels with Cloud-Based Learning

By Tim Redfern

An astounding 71 percent of survey respondents in Brandon Hall Groups 2015 State of Leadership Development Study cited that their leaders are not ready to lead their organization into the future. Why are organizations failing to effectively develop leaders, and how can we increase the number of ready leaders in 2016 and beyond?Read more

Women in Leadership: The Supply/Demand Conundrum

Priti ShahBy Priti Shah

Research continues to validate that global organizations with women in leadership roles experience increased productivity, creativity and profitability.  And, according to a recent McKinsey study, of the nine key behaviors leaders must possess in today’s economic landscape women exhibit five of these behaviors more often than men.Read more

Deltek’s Team Approach to Leadership Development Creates Business Impact

Customer Spotlight on Deltek

By Pat Golden and Jodi Atkinson

Deltek is among the largest global enterprise software and information solutions providers for project-based organizations in the professional services and government contracting industries. As you can imagine, being a large and growing global organization with a 30-year history presents many challenges beyond the usual learning and development barriers for effective leadership training.Read more

2014 Global Skillsoft Perspectives Recap

By Sabrina Smith

After years of holding our event in Orlando, we took a break and headed to Las Vegas this year, and the MGM Grand did not disappoint!  Reflecting on the plane ride home, I took some time to review the social media conversation on Twitter (#Perspectives14) and loved reading that “this Perspectives wasn’t just fun, it was inspiring!”  Our theme this year was “Innovate, Influence, Impact” and the speakers were fantastic!Read more

Take Time Every Day to Improve

I learned of a concept that I strongly believe will be extremely beneficial to everyone, regardless of what type of career you have. It’s called “Five @ 5:00.”

The concept is actually pretty simple. It’s all about personal daily improvement by taking five minutes out of your day to both learn something new and conduct a little self-reflection.Read more