We all know too well about the pace of life in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, and much has been written to portray the speed at which we move—moms and dads making a mad dash from the office to the soccer field, overworked IT specialists catching a few zzz’s in a company-provided nap room, and teenagers having to consult their daily planners to determine whether they can squeeze in yet another commitment…
Business leaders should study organizations that successfully attract, retain and engage their employees. Even in tight labor markets, a few companies were not the least bit panicked, while the rest of corporate America sweated over the shortage of qualified applicants…
Anecdotes and case studies abound when it comes to companies known for developing leaders. Every consultant has a model and every leader a story about how a company can build great leaders, but what exactly enables an organization to continually produce great leaders? How is it that some companies can fill all leadership positions without a single executive hired from the outside?
Companies today live under the relentless glare of metrics. Quarterly earnings releases, sales projections, quality and compliance audits, even employee surveys are used to gauge the enterprise’s health. Nevertheless, few such measures directly answer a key question that is frequently on the minds of the senior team: Do we have enough leaders, and the right leaders, to run our business both today and in the future?
Thought Leadership Endorsed by Fortune 500 CEOs & Industry Leaders
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