How Top Companies Develop Leaders

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How Top Companies Develop Leaders
The lion’s share of what is spent on developing talent and future leaders is formal executive development. The question is does it have an impact? And what are the ‘rules of the road’, the lessons learned from the companies that are really good at developing leaders? What do they do differently? There are six best practices that differentiate the best from the rest:

1. The CEO and the Board need to lead the way
2. Provide a comprehensive menu of leadership assessments for objective evaluations and to focus leader development
3. Use custom, business-based executive training and have your leaders teach
4. Integrate job assignments to accelerate development
5. Hold leaders accountable and measure what matters
6. Promote your Leadership Brand