“The relationship between the employee and his or her direct supervisor or manager is the number one influence on how long an employee stays and how productive he or she is. The conclusion is that people leave managers, not organizations!”
- Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman, First, Break All The Rules
Effective leadership skills are essential in today’s competitive environment. Leadership skills are not something individuals just pick up along the way, but need to be learned just like technical skills of a job. Many individual contributors are promoted into formal leadership roles without given the opportunity to learn the leadership skills critical to success in their new role.
Programs can be developed around a set of identified competencies critical to job performance. Most business issues can be addressed around the following areas of leadership development:
- Foundational Leadership Skills
- Advanced Leadership Skills
- Performance and Accountability
- Engage and Retain Talent
- Leading Teams
- Leading Change
Experience in designing leadership development programs for over 50 companies and hold certifications from leading training providers including DDI, AchieveGlobal, Everything DiSC, and FranklinCovey.