Catapult

Catapult

Leadership Coaching, Leadership Development, Self Awareness
Commitment to development at all levels is essential to an organization's success. When you support your emerging leaders, it sets a firm foundation. Expanding capacity is a cornerstone of leadership development. A great strategy for organizational growth is found in the many aspects of leadership development. Growing the capacity of your team members creates alignment for future growth. Meaningful leadership development is proof of an organization's focus on the future. An investment in your leadership team through growth opportunities is as equally important as an investment in your bottom line. A 2014 study by The Creative Center for Leadership shows that leadership development can positively identify high-potential employees who are effective to an organization. Developing your leaders will not only catapult individuals but also your organization. Providing management growth and executive coaching opportunities for your executives is a valued leadership developmental activity for your high-potential leaders. Catapult the capacity of…
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Grab Hold

Grab Hold

Engaged Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Development
Leadership takes action and action requires taking hold of the responsibilities of effective leadership. Yes, grab hold for leadership is active engagement with those you lead. Take an active role in casting the vision and expectations for the future. Leaders that blame the past or present circumstances on others are skirting responsibility for their leadership situation. Being accountable, taking responsibility, and owning your successes and failures makes the difference in exceptional leadership. Note, that responsibility and accountability are two different but necessary functions of leadership. Responsibility is task focused while accountability is taking ownership to make sure that responsibilities are achieved. Simply put, responsibility has a broad focus, and accountability is more narrowly focused. With active engagement, “grab hold” leaders will be both respected and effective. Steer clear of disengaged…
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Essential to Leadership

Essential to Leadership

Communication, Leadership
Leadership is action and movement. Leaders provide inspiration, accountably and encouraging energy. These are necessary components of leadership, and without them you are left with status quo. Leaders must be able to communicate well, because effective communication is an essential and highly important leadership skill. Communication as an essential leadership skill is more than just speaking words. It also includes listening and the ability to receive feedback. Great leaders are skilled in sending communication, receiving communication and feedback. Through skilled communication, leaders are able to successfully lead. Being an active and participative leader aids in effective communication, because absent communication leaders are unable to provide inspiration or accountability. This is an area where many with leadership responsibilities fall short. Remember the importance of active communication skills as they will bring…
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