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What's missing in your Leadership?

The mismatch between leadership development as it exists and what leaders actually need is enormous and widening. 
What is Leadership?
"Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations." - Wikipedia
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"Greater self-awareness of what brews below the surface should be part of an integrated development programme or coaching process. It is a transformative power. Unleashing your drivers and overcoming your blockers can turn your intention to change into reality." The Powerful Drivers and Blockers of Leadership

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What makes a great manager in your organization?

The 10 Oxygen behaviors of Google's best managers (behaviors 3 and 6 have been updated and behaviors 9 and 10 are new):

  1. Is a good coach

  2. Empowers team and does not micromanage

  3. Creates an inclusive team environment, showing concern for success and well-being

  4. Is productive and results-oriented

  5. Is a good communicator — listens and shares information

  6. Supports career development and discusses performance

  7. Has a clear vision/strategy for the team

  8. Has key technical skills to help advise the team

  9. Collaborates across Google

  10. Is a strong decision maker

 Google’s Project Oxygen
Who can benefit from Leadership Development?
CEOs / Executives - spend more time working on the business instead of in it. Discover your WHY, build an effective leadership team to chart the course for success. Consider and develop the attributes for agile growth including talent, strategy, execution, profit, customers, and systems.
New Managers / Leaders - define the requirements for the new leader (hint: this is about more than the job description) and help set him or her up for ongoing success!
Motivated Employees - those employees who are your future and may have been identified as part of your succession plan. Don't leave it up to chance. Help prepare them for the "next level" of challenges and opportunities so they are ready to be effective leaders in their next role!
Team leads - those who are tasked with ensuring teams reach their planned goals. Leads that develop increased self-awareness while understanding team strengths and opportunities are set up for greater success! 
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