Expert Insights on Succession Planning

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Leaders move up, and leaders move on. With the demand for strong leaders continuing to rise, succession planning cannot be an afterthought. Start developing new leaders today to safeguard tomorrow's success.


  • Acquire insights on the characteristics of potential great leaders and how to spot them.
    Acquire insights on how to seize opportunities for new leaders.
    Acquire insights on the role of leaders in planting seeds for succession.
    Acquire insights on the importance of choosing a successor with a matching vision and passion.
    Acquire insights on the importance of talent in succession planning in a company.
    Acquire insights on the importance of training your direct reports using delegation.
  • Acquire insights on the importance of delegation as a development process for the people in an organization.
    Acquire insights on how to develop employees to their fullest potential by coaching and mentoring.
    Acquire insights on training an organization's future managers through a do-it-yourself leadership development concept.
    Acquire insights on a successful approach to recruiting and developing front line leaders for a company.
    Acquire insights on the importance of developing leaders at all levels.


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    1.  How to Spot a Potential Great Leader
    4m 13s
    Potential leaders have followers. They prefer action to studying; listening to talking. They focus on the problem; not the product. They have emotional intelligence and generosity. They are “multipliers” not “diminishers.” FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Opportunities for New Leaders
    2m 48s
    Demand for leaders is outpacing supply. Seize that opportunity. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Planting Seeds for Succession
    3m 10s
    A leader’s role is not only to lead; but also to ensure that new leaders are being developed and prepared to step up; explains Cheryl Gray. Here she talks about how to prepare new leaders for that transition. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Choosing a Successor
    2m 3s
    Gerard Ee knows that choosing a successor is about more than just finding the person with the right skill set; but involves searching for someone with a matching vision and passion. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Succession Planning
    3m 49s
    Companies complain that their biggest problem is lack of talent. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Training Through Delegating
    3m 10s
    It’s generally easier to do something yourself than to hand it off to someone else to do – particularly if you’ve been doing the task well for a long time and you’re a Type A personality. But if you don’t learn to delegate; Cheryl Gray says; the people under you won’t grow. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Delegating As Development
    1m 14s
    Ask your colleagues if they would like to do some of the things you’re doing. For every project you pick up; ask if you really need to it; or whether someone at the next level could benefit from the opportunity. Think of delegation as a development process. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Coaching and Mentoring are the Key to Leadership Development
    3m 5s
    Dan Labbad explains the difference between coaching and mentoring; and he offers tips for how to develop all levels of employees to their fullest potential. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Do-It-Yourself Leadership Development
    4m 32s
    In these challenging economic times; the concept of do-it-yourself leadership development as proposed by Andrew Simon’s company is a highly appropriate solution for the task of training an organization’s future managers. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Recruiting and Developing Front Line Leaders
    2m 23s
    Recruiting and developing leaders is critical to the life of a company. Mike Jossi shares a successful approach to this process. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Why Developing Leaders At All Levels Is Important
    2m 57s
    To deal with today’s global; complex; fast-moving times we need leaders at all levels; empowered to come up with new answers to new situations. FREE ACCESS


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