Blog Topic: Developing Leadership Skills
Author: Susan Heim
Developing Leadership Skills
When employees are first hired, their eagerness in proving their worth shines through in the first few months. Keeping this momentum going beyond the honeymoon period is a true mark of successful organizations. Many do this by appointing strong people to manage groups, departments and projects. Developing your employees’ leadership skills is a proven strategy for driving profits. You want productive employees because payroll is one of the largest expense items in your organization. Your best leaders can deliver your highest performing teams.
So what constitutes a good leader? Entrepreneur.com lists these 22 qualities that make a great leader.
Several articles are written about whether leaders are made or born. Some people do grow up with a natural ability to inspire and lead. It is also true that others are forged by their life circumstances, into becoming great leaders.
Organizations can create a culture of leadership across the ranks by planting the seeds of leadership qualities in all employees. Regular training and reinforcement of the principles of leadership can drive transformation, engagement and cohesion. This can spark some to actually stand out and take the risk to lead. It is one way to identify and nurture potential candidates to ensure your pool of leaders does not go dry.
About Our Workshops
Leadership training is one of the many customized group courses we offer at Equity Career Transition and Outplacement Services.
Our workshop facilitators are known for exceptional up-to-date knowledge, and attention to adult learning methods in training, an entertaining delivery style and an upbeat yet empathetic tone. Our clients speak volumes about the impact we make and the ease of collaborating with us.
Please contact us to organize an upcoming workshop for your team.
Developing Leadership Skills in the Workplace – Author: Susan Heim