Developing People

  • 3 Courses | 1h 42m 42s
  • 30 Books | 22h 32m
  • 4 Audiobooks | 12h 7m 52s
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Leaders are only as good as the people they lead. Learn how to use tailored techniques and strategies to optimize performance.

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Welcome to the Leadership Development Program
Whether you’re new to a leadership role or a battle-tested veteran, there is always more to learn about leading people, leading teams, or leading your business. Learning is a life-long journey, and leadership development is an ongoing process. In this course, you'll be introduced to Skillsoft's Leadership Development Program. Comprised of thirty modern competency-based leadership channels, this program will help expand your knowledge about what it takes to be a leader and the necessary mindsets and behaviors that enable successful leaders to face and overcome the challenges they encounter every day.  This course provides an introductory overview to the program and the rich array of courses, resources, tools, and expert advice available to help you grow your leadership career."
1 video | 9m available Badge
Leading by Developing People
Any leader is only as good as the people they lead, and it is the very rare leader whose team is comprised only of skilled experts at every position. For everyone else, employee development is key for effective leadership. Individual and team development must be a priority for you and your organization when seeking a competitive edge in the marketplace.   In this course, you'll learn how to use motivational factors and actions for developing your team. You'll explore strategies for performance improvement, as well as how to set and maintain high standards. You'll also learn how to overcome common myths about development, and how to mitigate the challenges leaders face in developing people.
7 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Developing People
Developing people is critical to success, and yet many organizations go about it the wrong way. Bringing out people’s best performance and potential starts with why, not how. Treat talent development as a culture, not a program.
14 videos | 41m available Badge

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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Learning for a Living
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how learning at work is work, and we must make space for it.
Book Duration 14m Book Authors By Gianpiero Petriglieri

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Developing People
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn the best ways to develop the population of your workplace, and how executives recruit and retain the best employees.
Book Duration 1h 32m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Preparing for the Coming Skill Shifts
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how in the age of AI, companies should focus on retraining the people they already have.
Book Duration 2m Book Authors By Jacques Bughin

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Continuous Learning
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn why learning is important in the business world, how continuous learning supports innovation and growth, how learning is influenced by the demands of a digital world, and more.
Book Duration 34m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Career Management Isn’t Just the Employee’s Job
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, learn how organizations benefit when they help people identify internal paths for growth and advancement.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Federica De Stefano, Matthew Bidwell

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Betting Big on Employee Development
Ardine Williams, interviewed by MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how technology will affect the workforce of the future.
Book Duration 7m Book Authors By Ardine Williams

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Don’t Set Your Next CEO Up to Fail
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how shocked and appalled boards are when their CEO choices fail — sometimes repeatedly.
Book Duration 3m Book Authors By Marianna Zangrillo, Thomas Keil

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Reskilling Talent to Shrink Technology Gaps
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals why leaders must focus on managing the gaps in AI skills and processes within the organization.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Sam Ransbotham

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Rethinking the East Asian Leadership Gap
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how the difficulty Western companies have identifying managers with leadership potential in East Asia says more about prevailing Western views of leadership than it does about available talent.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Daphne Xiao, Jean-Louis Barsoux, Winter Nie

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How Tech CEOs Are Redefining the Top Job
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how pioneering leaders roll up their sleeves, create, and stay relevant.
Book Duration 9m Book Authors By Boris Groysberg, Tricia Gregg

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Rethinking Leadership
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how businesses need a new approach to the practice of leadership — and to leadership development.
Book Duration 3m Book Authors By Joseph A. Raelin

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Do You Know Who Your Best Interviewers Are?
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals that some people do indeed make better interviewers than others and offers a simple methodology for identifying them.
Book Duration 7m Book Authors By Kate Gautier, Lalith Munasinghe

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Self-Reports Spur Self-Reflection
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how the act of answering survey questions can increase awareness, which opens the door to development.
Book Duration 6m Book Authors By Angela Duckworth

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Five Strategies for Investing in Your Career
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review provides five strategies that offer practical steps for motivated employees looking to stay ahead of the pack.
Book Duration 1m Book Authors By Ally MacDonald

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Leader as Motivator
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how to keep your company going and the best ways to motivate employees.
Book Duration 51m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on New Frontiers in Re-skilling and Upskilling
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review on the new world of work reveals how we may not know for sure which jobs will be destroyed and what will be created, but one thing is clear: Everyone, whatever their age, will at some point have to spend time either re-skilling or upskilling.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Lynda Gratton

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on The Downstream Damage of the Leadership Skills Gap
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals that until leaders can get serious about their own development as managers, the skills gaps throughout their organizations will only continue to grow.
Book Duration 2m Book Authors By Marc Zao-Sanders

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Who’s Building the Infrastructure for Lifelong Learning?
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how it’s clear that much will have to change—both in how people understand and anticipate the evolving nature of work, and how they respond.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Lynda Gratton

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Work Groups Encourage Productivity and Continuous Learning
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review provides an interview with Deloitte’s John Hagel on why the best collaborative teams are diverse and built from the bottom up.
Book Duration 15m Book Authors By Gerald C. Kane

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Developing Tomorrow's Global Leaders
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how HR executives should be preparing for the diverse leadership of the future.
Book Duration 2m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Education, Disrupted
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review is about employers confronting sizable skill gaps in all parts of their operations, at all levels, and how they can’t seem to fill them by simply hiring new people.
Book Duration 8m Book Authors By Michael B. Horn

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on What Employees Tell Us About Automation and Re-skilling
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review is about the ever greater focus on the impact of automation on work and what it will mean for jobs.
Book Duration 3m Book Authors By Lynda Gratton

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Leadership Development’s Epic Fail
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals why most leadership development programs have a critical weakness — they view leaders as sets of competencies, not individuals.
Book Duration 9m Book Authors By Eric J. McNulty

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Davos 2020: The Upskilling Agenda
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses the World Economic Forum’s meeting at Davos back in 2013 and how it was dominated by deep concerns about the impact of technology on work.
Book Duration 2m Book Authors By Lynda Gratton

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The Savvy Manager: 5 Skills That Drive Optimal Performance
Filled with worksheets, exercises, real time case studies, and reflection sidebars, this book challenges readers to develop five core strengths all great managers possess.
Book Duration 3h 12m Book Authors By Jane R. Flagello, Sandra Bernard Dugas

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Leading the Unleadable: How to Manage Mavericks, Cynics, Divas, and Other Difficult People
Written by an insider in the tech industry, where personality issues routinely wreck projects, this book offers simple steps, examples, and scripts that explain how to right even the most hopeless situations.
Book Duration 3h 4m Book Authors By Alan Willett

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Measuring the Success of Employee Engagement: A Step-by-Step Guide for Measuring Impact and Calculating ROI
Helping you make the business case for an employee engagement initiative, this book presents real case studies you can follow that show the authors' ROI Methodology in action, and explains how to avoid narrowly focusing your efforts on behavioral outcomes alone.
Book Duration 3h 23m Book Authors By Jack J. Phillips, Patricia Pulliam Phillips

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Misplaced Talent: A Guide to Making Better People Decisions
Deliberately challenging practitioners to do more, this insightful discussion takes a hard look at the cluttered field of Talent Management, and offers a clear guide to making better people decisions in any organization.
Book Duration 3h 36m Book Authors By Joe Ungemah

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5 Critical Conversations to Talent Development: Tips, Tools & Intelligence for Developing Talent
With case studies of conversations in practice and sample questions to promote dialogue, this practical book describes five types of conversations that can help employees, managers, and talent development professionals align their goals and future plans and make better decisions.
Book Duration 24m Book Authors By David Clutterbuck, Julie Haddock-Millar

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The Leader's Greatest Return: Attracting, Developing, and Multiplying Leaders
Sharing important lessons about the leadership development process, this practical book is for anyone who wants to take the next step in their leadership, build their organization or team today, and create their legacy for tomorrow.
Book Duration 4h 3m Book Authors By John C. Maxwell
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