Building a Real Leadership Pipeline

Kevin Eikenberry

You may know that I write about leadership, teach leadership skills and coach leaders. But you might not know how much time I spend thinking about and working with Clients on the broader needs for leadership development in organizations. The post Building a Real Leadership Pipeline appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills building a leadership pipeline leadership development

The Leadership Pipeline

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Tuesday, January 04, 2011 The Leadership Pipeline I often read more than one book at once. The Leadership Pipeline - How to Build the Leadership Powered Company by Ram Charan , Steve Drotter and Jim Noel was awesome. Leadership Pipeline talks of leadership mostly within larger organizations. The book talks about 6 passages of leadership. 6 - Going from group leadership to enterprise leadership.


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Video Book Club: The Leadership Pipeline

Next Level Blog

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Book Review: The Leadership Pipeline

Chartered Management Institute

The book is a definite must read for any senior manager concerned about the development of their organisation leadership talent. Reviewed by David Stephens FCMI. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Building the next leadership pipeline with short-term executive programs in Top B-schools

HR Digest

As people advance in their industry, they may need to develop leadership, finance, or accounting skills, which they can acquire through these EMBAs or short business courses. The learners can see the differences (or not) they bring to their managerial and leadership styles.

The 5 Elements of a Strong Leadership Pipeline

Harvard Business

Investments in traditional leadership development are often misguided and a waste of money. In a Deloitte study of 7,000 organizations this year, 89% of executives rated “ strengthening the leadership pipeline ” an urgent issue. Right now, for example, the hot topic is “digital leadership” — driving organizations to be more innovative, iterative, and collaborative as they develop digital strategies to disrupt or transform their current business.

Why Middle Managers Need to “Fire” Themselves as Supervisors

Great Leadership By Dan

There are rich leadership lessons to be learned from politics and sports. Given that I try to avoid politics in this blog, please allow me the indulgence of referencing a headline from my favorite sport to make a point about leadership: Chiefs' Romeo Crennel fires himself. OK, so now let’s step away from the world of sports of apply these lessons to leadership in general. Romeo Crennel NFL Kansas City Chiefs The Leadership Pipeline middle management delegation leadership

4 Big Gaps to Close in Your Emerging Leader Program

Management Excellence

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The 6 Passages of Leadership and Management

Great Leadership By Dan

Charan, Drotter, and Noel wrote about six leadership passages in their classic book The Leadership Pipeline. However, they use the terms “leadership” and “management” interchangeably. What if we took a simplified version of the Pipeline model, and mash it with a distinction between leadership and management? leadership pipeline Models management leadership passages

Mind the Gap: Scaling Skills Development

Roundtable Talk

With the shift to hybrid work, rapidly increasing turnover and heightened war for talent, leadership pipelines are the lowest they have been in years. Latest News & Insights Leadership

Strengthening New Manager Development is a Key Priority

Art Petty

New managers are the front-end of our leadership pipelines. Art of Managing Emerging Leaders First Time Manager Series Leadership Self-Development First Time Manager New Manager new manager coaching new manager development promoting manager

Why the New Manager Failure Rate is So Ridiculously High (Guest Post)

Art Petty

Most everyone agrees it's critical to build a leadership pipeline in our firms. Unfortunately, when it comes to new managers at the front of this pipeline, without proper care and support, the failure rate is abysmally high.

Improving Leadership Bench Strength

N2Growth Blog

A fter reading Gartner’s report on How to Build Leadership Bench Strength , these are my conclusions: HR already invests 23% of its Training and Development budget in Leadership and 27% on the high potential professionals. How do they affect Leadership?

Developing leaders | Deloitte University Press | Global Human Capital Trends 2015

Chart Your Course

Leadership is the engine that drives successful organizations. According to a recent Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report: GLOBAL organizations today must navigate a “new world of work”—one that requires a dramatic change in strategies for leadership, talent, and human resources. Eighty-six percent of all surveyed HR and business leaders cite leadership as one of their most important challenges. Why are we falling behind?

7 Suggestions to Lead Change When You Aren’t Sure What Changes Are Needed

Ron Edmondson

Or when the leadership pipeline of future leaders wasn’t clearly defined? Check out my leadership podcast where we discuss issues of leadership nuggets in a practical way. Plus, check out the other Lifeway Leadership Podcasts. Change Innovation Leadership

Nicole Lipkin: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Nicole Lipkin is the CEO of Equilibria Leadership Consulting, an international leadership consulting company based in the US. She coaches and consults with leaders and their organizations to improve management and leadership skills, strengthen the leadership pipeline and develop sustainable behaviors and practices that help increase organizational resilience and sustainability.

6 Big Problems Women Leaders Face in 2013

Women on Business

Jill Flynn, Kathryn Heath, and Mary Davis Holt of Flynn Heath Holt Leadership (FHHL) put together a list of the 6 paradoxes women leaders will face in 2013. But even beyond creating a fair and just system that allows more women into the leadership pipeline, the practical problem created by mixed messages is that it robs women of confidence and squashes their desire to jump into the fray and become leaders.

Leadership Development Investments

Coaching Tip

study of nearly 400 organizations by Lee Hecht Harrison has identified that 54% of employers plan to increase investments in leadership development in 2015. Only 5% of employers plan to decrease investments, and a further 41% reported leadership development investments will stay the same. Having a strong pipeline of ‘ready now’ leaders is at the heart of a high-performing talent management strategy. Team leadership 4. Can't Get Enough Leadership. A new U.S.

The Performance Pipeline

CEO Blog

I read " The Performance Pipeline - Getting the Right Performance at Every Level of Leadership " by Stephen Drotter. I had read and reviewed his previous book - " The Leadership Pipeline - How to build a Leadership Powered Company " As you can deduce from the titles, Drotter feels that almost everyone in a company should be a leader. He talks about not only having good leadership skills but applying them properly for optimum performance.

Employee Engagement + Leadership = Business Results (Part 2)


Employee Engagement + Leadership = Business Results. Employee Engagement, Leadership, and Business Results are highly correlated–according to Gallup research done by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman, authors of First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently. If you want to develop your leadership pipeline then take a hard look at Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Just Ask Leadership

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Three Proven Reasons You Should Invest in Leadership Development

The Center For Leadership Studies

Some organizations view training—especially leadership development—as expendable. Because they aren’t sure how to measure and quantify the impact of leadership development , executives often lack hard evidence of a positive ROI. Strong Leadership Improves Your Bottom Line.

Leadership Succession Matters

Coaching Tip

An in-depth, global, executive study used as the basis of the report shows that a full half of respondents do not feel their organizations have a solid pipeline of “ready now” leadership candidates. . It’s not enough to develop leaders generically and expect them to take on the specific challenges of a company’s strategic direction,” said Noah Rabinowitz, senior partner and global head of Leadership Development at Korn Ferry. Self-coaching leadership development guides: .

Leadership Development: #1 Priority for Human Resources Leaders

Coaching Tip

Leadership development is the number one priority for human resources (HR) leaders globally, according to Talent Management : Accelerating Business Performance , a survey by Right Management, the career and talent management experts within ManpowerGroup. Among the more than 2,200 senior HR leaders globally who participated in the survey, 46 percent identified leadership development as the top priority for 2014.

Most Influential HR Leaders Powerlist

HR Digest

Their success is a result of an unwavering leadership acumen in the face of ever-increasing challenges. The purpose of servant leadership, according to Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.,

How to Explain Leadership Development to a 5th Grader (A Leadership Development Glossary)

Great Leadership By Dan

To help with each of these scenarios, I’ve created a handy guide to the most common leadership development jargon using everyday language. Action Learning : A type of leadership development program where participants work on real projects and learn at the same time. In fact, OD professionals usually can’t agree on what it really means. (-: Pipeline: Same as “Bench Strength”, i.e., “we have a weak leadership pipeline and need to do some leadership development”.

The Elements of Power - CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Thursday, January 27, 2011 The Elements of Power It is beautiful here. I read a great book The Elements of Power - Lessons on Leadership and Influence by Terry Bacon. posted by Jim Estill @ 9:14 AM 0 Comments: Post a Comment Links to this post: " rel="nofollow"> posted by @ Create a Link << Home Time Leadership is my philosophies on Leadership and Time Management.

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Review of “The New Extraordinary Leader”

The Practical Leader

They sought to pinpoint the leadership competencies differentiating the top 10 percent of leaders from the bottom 10 percent of leaders. From dozens of leadership competencies, they found 16 that reliably predicted those outcomes. Leadership effectiveness is highly contagious.

Fostering Emergent Leadership: Bite Sized Insights on #IndiaHRChat


One of the skills that Google looks for before hiring is “Emergent Leadership”. In a connected, volatile, networked and virtual world of work, it is crucial for us to step out of traditional definitions of leadership and look at leadership as a role and not as a title. I was honored to be invited to share my insights on #IndiaHRChat on the topic “ Emergent Leadership ”. What is emergent leadership? Leadership is not just a position.

10 Principles For Developing Strategic Leaders

Tanveer Naseer

Fortunately, companies can build the capacity for strategic leadership. Systems and Structures The first three principles of strategic leadership involve nontraditional but highly effective approaches to decision making, transparency, and innovation. Develop opportunities for experience-based learning The vast majority of professional leadership development is informative as opposed to experiential.

The Key to Succession Planning for Family-run Businesses

HR Digest

Developing a strong leadership pipeline with succession planning. Featured Leadership Strategy succession plan succession planning

Which will get you Promoted to CEO: Nasty or Nice?

Great Leadership By Dan

Here's the complete 8/28 press release: New PDI Ninth House Pulse on Leaders research pinpoints personality traits that can both help and hinder one’s advancement through leadership levels, and uncovers stark differences between key traits for business unit leaders and CEOs. The leadership ladder is shaped like a pyramid, with leaders vying for fewer and fewer spots as they advance in an organization, and this can breed competition — it’s a natural human tendency,” said Stu Crandell, Ph.D.,

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Secrets of Business Success

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Saturday, January 22, 2011 Secrets of Business Success I am having a productive morning. posted by Jim Estill @ 6:16 AM 0 Comments: Post a Comment Links to this post: " rel="nofollow"> posted by @ Create a Link << Home Time Leadership is my philosophies on Leadership and Time Management. I call it CEO Blog - Time Leadership because of my keen interest in time.

Five Tips for Leaders Who Are Betwixt and Between

Next Level Blog

It’s usually a case where they’re moving from a pretty hands-on, directive leadership role and into a role in which they’re coordinating the work of a number of other leaders. As the authors of The Leadership Pipeline point out, the first time is usually when the leader moves from manager to manager of managers. The Next Level Blog is where he shares "news you can use" to raise your leadership game.

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CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Friday, January 28, 2011 5 Leadership Styles that Work A guest post by Art Gould Recipes for Success: 5 Different Leadership Styles That All Work! But when you look more closely and study their leadership styles, you tend to notice more differences than similarities. The secret to Rob Waltons success is that he does not pretend to be his father and has indeed adopted a different style of leadership.

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Is Leadership Development the Answer to Low Employee Engagement? (Yes.)

N2Growth Blog

This White Paper is excerpted and adapted from Ultra Leadership: Go Beyond Usual and Ordinary to Engage Others and Lead Real Change (Giuliano, Lioncrest, 2016). The problem is leadership on autopilot. In such an underperforming state, without leadership that can drive real change, organizations are trapped in a vicious cycle. The problem is leadership on autopilot. What is expected of leadership today? Rethinking Leadership.

“We Don’t Need a Leadership Culture”

Your Voice of Encouragement

Leadership is the cornerstone of all great organizations. Yes, before you think it, I do understand more is required than outstanding leadership to build an enduring organization. They all Bet on Leadership, Act as One, Win the Heart and Excel at Execution. However, the journey to high performance always begins with leadership. The answer, in short: build a leadership culture. We don’t need a leadership culture; we’re doing fine.”

The Power of Reflective Thinking

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Saturday, January 15, 2011 The Power of Reflective Thinking Beautiful weather we have been having. Post a Comment Links to this post: " rel="nofollow"> posted by @ Create a Link << Home Time Leadership is my philosophies on Leadership and Time Management. I call it CEO Blog - Time Leadership because of my keen interest in time.

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How To Win With People Analytics

HR Digest

For instance, who to hire; how to identify when an employee is likely to leave their job; and in appraisals and promotion considerations; and to create the future leadership pipeline. Featured Leadership Strategy Big Data Data Analytics OSHA Risks People Analytics

The June 2010 Leadership Development Carnival

Sales Wolf Blog

Copyright 2007-2010 - Chris Young Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter « Possibility Maximizer: Fresh Milk Newsletter From Contented Cows | Main | Rainmaker Top Five Blog Picks - Leadership Development Carnival Edition » June 06, 2010 The June 2010 Leadership Development Carnival   Hello and welcome to the June 2010 Leadership Development Carnival - it is an absolute honor to be your host!

7 Suggestions for Navigating Change When Standing in Muddy Water

Ron Edmondson

Or when the leadership pipeline – is supposed to be leading – wasn’t clearly defined? Change Innovation LeadershipHave you ever navigated change through muddy water? What I mean is have you ever had to lead change when no one knew for sure what change was needed? Or have you had to lead change when there wasn’t clear agreement on where the organization needs to go? Perhaps when some players on the team were uncommitted or complacent?

An Integrated Leadership Team

Coaching Tip

Science tells us that men and women use different parts of their brains and consequently have different behaviors that lead to different leadership styles. Gender-based differences play out in leadership nearly every day influencing how men and women communicate , act, react, problem-solve, make decisions and work together. One is no more effective than the other; but joined holistically within a balanced leadership team, can lead to a better business outcome.

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VCs See Gold Rush in the HR Tech Scene

HR Digest

Following suit are other learning and development platforms that have proudly attracted the attention and investment from VCs who believe HRM is undergoing a philosophical shift in how we must build the future talent pipeline.


Viva Chile: Leadership and the Rescue of the Miners

Next Level Blog

Last month, I wrote a post on What We Can Learn About Leadership from the Chilean Miners. And, as was the case with the astronauts, the miners could not have made it safely home without the efforts, talents and leadership of thousands of others. There are leadership lessons to learn from the rescuers as well.   Congratulations on the miracle you’ve achieved and thank you for showing the world what great leadership looks like.

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