October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Now’s the time to reboot your communications plan for an even stronger future. Development. Julie Winkle Giulioni shared Development Plan or Development Planning?

September 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the September 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Development. Ann writes: “The pandemic upended many career plans and left many people unemployed. Lorrie Coffey of Horizonpointconsulting explains The Misconceptions of Business Continuity Planning.

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How To Write a Professional Development Plan

Strategy Driven

In every work field , development is a crucial part of the job. First, you have to create a systematic development plan that helps you focus on every aspect of your job. Then, you can take action and put the plan in motion. What Is A Development Plan?

June 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. This post shares how leaders can use a coaching approach to revive brains before talking about goals and plans.” Development. Marcella considers: “ Now is the time to develop the Culture!

No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results

Speaker: Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP, President, Reality-Based Leadership

Cy Wakeman proposes a radically different approach to HR leadership. Changing the ways leaders think and the strategies they use in their work is a serious and critical economic issue. Leaders should help others develop the great mental processes they need to eliminate self-imposed suffering and choose to be accountable for driving results.

Free Individual Development Plan (IDP) Template

Great Leadership By Dan

The most popular post on this blog continues to be one of my first posts written in 2008 called How to Write a Great Individual Development Plan (IDP). It’s important to acknowledge strengths in a development discussion as they often can be used to help overcome development needs. Organizations often use competency models and 360 assessments as a way to identity strengths and development needs. See Top 12 Development Goals for Leaders for some examples.

May 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the May 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Development. Thomas Stone of i4cp shared Coronavirus is Forcing Changes to Leadership Development and Succession Planning. This is also an opportunity to develop a caring culture at work.”

February 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Development. Joel Garfinkle of the Career Advancement Blog shared Get Promoted at Work: Your 10-Point Plan. Ken writes: “Our grand plans won’t execute on their own.

Do You Believe in the Planning Fairy?

Lead Change Blog

What about the Planning Fairy? Sure, you may say you don’t believe in the Planning Fairy, but your behavior might say something different. You might believe in the planning fairy without even knowing it. With homage to Jeff Foxworthy, here are ways to tell if you might believe in the planning fairy. You might believe in the planning fairy if you believe planning should take as long as necessary to get all the facts. Leadership myths Planning

May 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the May Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Development. Erik Samdahl of i4cp provided Tapping the Power of ERGs to Develop Leaders. Shelley Row of Insightful Leadership shared Three Reasons Your Employee Development Program Doesn’t Work.

28 Leadership Development Recommendations for your Individual Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the September edition of the Leadership Development Carnival ! For this month’s edition, I asked an all-star cadre of leadership development bloggers, authors, and consultants to submit an answer to the following question: “We all know that individual development plans (IDPs) need to be tailored for each leader. Do employees speak up, challenging the leader''s plans, decisions, and actions if they see a gap? So my development tip is this.

6 Ways To Write A Professional Development Plan

Strategy Driven

When writing a professional development plan (PDP) ask yourself two questions: Where are you now? It’s important to have a self-assessment before creating a professional development plan,” says Beau Lhotsky, a career adviser at Australian help and Paper fellows. “A

Succession Planning: A Critical Priority

Lead Change Blog

At some point a succession plan must be prepared to ensure that the company continues to be successful. The following are key to success of the transition: A proper plan must be in place to enable the successor to learn the ropes and step in when the time comes. Make Succession Planning a Priority. In my opinion, succession planning is a top priority for every leader. True leaders are hard to come by.

Expanding Professional Development

General Leadership

“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” Professional development is one of the most critical areas for an organizational leader to remain focused on. The post Expanding Professional Development appeared first on General Leadership. GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link].

Reflection and Planning

Lead Change Blog

It is important to capture what did not work, because you can learn from the lessons to avoid the same mistakes, or come up with a plan on how you will improve yourself. Leadership development is continuous. We repeatedly develop and improve ourselves. A leader’s number one job is to develop talent around them. There are two ways of approaching the upcoming year: create a concrete plan that you can follow or go with the flow.

Are You Planning for When the Storm Passes?

Lead Change Blog

Then, I have a few who see this as a passing storm, which requires clear thinking and planning for when their company emerges from that storm. The post Are You Planning for When the Storm Passes? Professional Development crisis future Growth Mindset perspective PlanningThe past four weeks here in the UK have been unlike anything we have seen before.

The Individual Development Plan and Discussion: The Employee’s Viewpoint

Great Leadership By Dan

An individual development plan (IDP) is a great way to turn good intentions into specific, written plans and a two-way commitment between you and your manager! employee development employee development plans IDPs individual development plansMost of us have good intentions when it comes to improving ourselves, but good intentions often fall by the wayside.

Succession Planning Development Plans: Skill Gaps or Experience Gaps?

Great Leadership By Dan

Or, you’ve done a position based succession plan for key positions, and identified a slate of 3-4 candidates for each position. Well, unless you create and implement a targeted, robust, realistic, and measurable development plan, all that work will have been for nothing. High potentials or succession planning candidates are rarely “ready now” for a higher level position. For each skill, you’d have a set of development actions to address the skill.

Developing Confidence

Lead Change Blog

How do you develop confidence? According to William Jennings Bryan, “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” Little by little you start to develop the competency and strength to improve your self-confidence. Remember that for each positive outcome, you’ll develop confidence. Continue to showcase your strengths and create an action plan on how you will address each of your weaknesses.

October 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the October Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, creativity and inspiration, development, engagement, team building, and more. Development. Erik summarizes: “ This article outlines six critical components to a successful rotation plan for employers to consider. If you do, you may want to be ready to take the next step – development!”

What’s Your Professional Development Plan?

Women on Business

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The Individual Development Plan and Discussion: The Manager’s Viewpoint

Great Leadership By Dan

Most managers have good intentions when it comes to developing our employees, but good intentions often fall by the wayside. An individual development plan (IDP) is a great way to turn good intentions into specific, written plans and a two-way commitment between you and your employee! Read my latest post over at About.com Management and Leadership to find out how to prepare and have an individual development discussion with your employee.

Help Your Direct Reports Create Personal Development Plans

Michael Lee Stallard

#55 Create Personal Development Plans – People are more engaged when they are striving and progressing toward goals. Work with your direct reports to create personal development plans. The post Help Your Direct Reports Create Personal Development Plans appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard. Help them discover wise goals to advance their careers. Put disciplines in place to help them achieve these goals.

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November 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, customer service, development, engagement, and more. Development. It‘s your job to help your employees to develop and to improve. Justin Setzer of Plan to Lead provided Five Steps to Crush Your Business and Life Goals. Simple things can make a difference and help develop a more positive culture.

December Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the December Leadership Development Carnival! David writes, “Developing clear, concise, credible, compelling, and consistent messages are critical to effective communications. Learn how to develop your core messages with these 6 steps.” Development. Art recaps, “As much as we might like to believe people support plans based on good analysis and logic, reality says they act on emotions and in what they perceive is self-interest.”

Burn the Business Plan

Leading Blog

I F YOU ARE THINKING of starting a business—and apparently nine million Americans are currently thinking about it and only about 500,000 actually do each year—you will want to read Burn the Business Plan by Carl Schramm. What these high-tech startups have in common with all other entrepreneurs is that they don’t follow a business plan. The detailed and rigid planning of your typical formal business plan is of little value once the business gets underway.

25 Coaching Questions to Create your 2013 Leadership Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

Creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP) is a great way to capture those actions and increases your chances of keeping your commitments to yourself. Senior leaders often hire executive coaches to help them create their development plan. Managers, once you’ve created your own plan, use the questions to coach your employees to create their plans. Why are you interested in developing your leadership skills? What’s your action plan?

September 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the September Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, creativity and inspiration, development, leadership, productivity, team building, and more. Development. Mary Ila Ward of Horizon Point Consulting submitted Forget the 401K Plan, Does the Benefit Package Address Getting Rid of Debt?

9 Creative Ways to Develop Your Managers

Let's Grow Leaders

You’ve done your talent assessment work, completed the nine-box grid, and now it’s time to create specific plans to develop your managers. The post 9 Creative Ways to Develop Your Managers appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Career & Learning development plans leadership develop leadership development non-training developmental activites

5 Ways to Develop a Change Strategy That Fails

Lead Change Blog

Most of all, there is no individual or collective accountability for their actions, and no plan which binds them together. Again, a quick buck has driven their business, rather than a planned, strategic approach to growth and sustainability. The post 5 Ways to Develop a Change Strategy That Fails appeared first on Lead Change. Professional Development change strategy change leadership how to be more strategic strategic development Strategy

November 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! As I was reviewing this month’s submissions to the Leadership Development Carnival, I was wishing we could all get together in a room to exchange these ideas more deeply and directly. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided Leaders Should Define More Than the Mountain Top, but Less Than the Whole Plan. Joel recaps: “Have you developed your personal brand?

August 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the August Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, creativity and inspiration, development, productivity, team building, and more. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided A 5-Step Training Plan to Think like a Navy SEAL. Navy SEAL experience to provide a 5-step training plan to ‘think like a Navy SEAL’ when addressing leadership challenges.”

A 30-60-90 Day Plan For New Leaders

Lead Change Blog

I have realized over the years that the most effective way for a leader to create results and build culture is to adopt a rolling focus, 30-60-90 day game plan. At the same time, immerse yourself into the company culture: values, mission, goals, and current (if any) strategic plans. Now is the time to plan marketing, strategic growth and revenue opportunities. Many new leaders have a 3-month, 6-month, and first-year game plan to create impact in their new role.

Six Essential Steps For Strategic Planning

Eric Jacobson

Here's one more gem from the book -- the authors' recommendations for a six-step strategic planning process : Set an aspirational destination (derived from the mission and vision). Assess the facts of the current reality and develop potential future scenarios.

How To Plan The Details When Creating A Business Plan

Joseph Lalonde

However, many of the skills can be learned or developed over time, as long as you have the […] The post How To Plan The Details When Creating A Business Plan appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Getting your business idea off the ground takes several key personality traits. While the opportunity to open a business may well be there for many people, few will have the right attributes to make it a success.

February 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February Leadership Development Carnival! Joel shares: “Developing cross-functional teams can be instrumental in improving communication and improve managerial function. Development. Julie recaps, “Dollars might be tight and time in short supply, but savvy leaders don’t allow these to be excuses for failing to develop employees. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided New Year’s Leadership Development Goals 2018 Edition.

March 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Cory Rieken of the Development Dimensions International (DDI) contributed What Happens When Leaders Fail to Use Key Principles? Jon VerBeck of JonVerbeck.com submitted Business Owner Mistakes: Not Understanding Their Revenue Model and Current Sales Plan. As part of his series on mistakes business owners make, Jon shares about the importance of understanding your revenue model and sales plan.

Are You Falling for the Myth of "Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail"?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dr. Gleb Tsipursky: You probably heard the advice for entrepreneurs that “failing to plan is planning to fail.” Making plans is important, but our gut reaction is to plan for the best-case outcomes, ignoring the high likelihood that things will go wrong. A much better phrase is “failing to plan for problems is planning to fail.” To address the very high likelihood that problems will crop up, you need to plan for contingencies.

A Getting It Wrong Plan

Leadership Freak

… Continue reading → Failure Personal Growth Solutions Growth Leadership Development leadership successI came across a pony-tailed biker-type guy with a long scruffy beard in a cigar shop. He was a retired union pipefitter that had traveled the country welding pipes in nuclear power plants.…

June 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Wherever your summer plans are leading you, take a few moments with a refreshing drink and check out these great posts from our favorite leaders. Diane Bock of Development Dimensions International (DDI) shared How to Work with People Who Aren’t You. Julie Winkle-Giulioni of Julie Winkle-Giulioni provided Career Development Begins with CARE. Leadership Development Leadership Management

How to Start Planning for Your Succession

Lead from Within

Business leaders always ask me, when is a good time to start planning their succession, and I usually answer the day you become the leader. And many of them are shocked, but the truth is, succession planning takes time and development; and if you want to grow leaders you have to groom and grow them, it doesn’t happen overnight. So if you are wondering how to start planning for your succession, this is how. Develop the future leaders.

Three Things Your Remote Leaders Need to Plan for Next Year

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Three Things Your Remote Leaders Need to Plan for Next Year appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Coaching & Developing Others Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development new year planning planning remote leader remote leader planning remote leadership year-end planningReady or not, here comes 2019. If there is a time of year that leaders have the most to do, this might be it.

20 Questions to Assess the Quality of an Individual Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

I’ve written about how to write a great individual development plan (IDP) - it’s my all-time most popular post, with over 300,000 hits. Here''s a checklist I''ve used to evaluate the quality of a leader''s individual development plan. Use it to evaluate your own plan or to coach others. Are the development actions substantial? Are multiple types of formal and informal learning approaches integrated into the planned activities?