Most organizations have some kind of leadership development program in place. Very few have the right kind. All too often, the focus is on acquiring new skills, which may instantly become obsolete with the smallest shifts in technology, market behavior, or business strategy. Today’s rapidly changing world calls for a more contextual approach.
The principles behind our design process.
Leading proprietary research and experience shows there are four core pillars that ignite the impact of leadership development, when used in concert with each other.
- Design in context: business strategy, culture, and mission provide the context for leadership development
- Develop the whole person: focus on what leaders need to be and do by building characteristics that are universally crucial and developing specific competencies based on context
- Treat leadership development as a journey: learning and application occur in context with an intensity and time frame that match the strategy
- Service promotes purpose: The opportunity to contribute beyond one’s self activates inherent leadership capability and enables people to experience the power and impact of true leadership
The Six Key Leadership Zones