Use this tool as you think about the programs you have in place to develop your people. Arguably, these 5 programs are key to create STARS in your organization. If you want more information about these programs, check out this Leddin Group article. Patrick LeddinPatrick Leddin, PhD is a sought after writer, speaker, and global…

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The principles of proactivity, execution, productivity, and trust underlie every truly great organization. These five practices leverage those principles and are foundational to sustainable success in any industry. Do you want to change your organization for the better? Then put these five remarkable practices to work for you, your team, and your organization: 1. Find the Organization’s Voice Highly effective organizations find the voice of the organizational,  connect people and align systems .  They don’t just merely create and post a mission statement on the wall. 2. Develop & Execute Strategy Highly effective organizations find the voice of the organizational,  connect people and align systems .  They don’t just merely create and post a mission statement on the wall. 3. Unleash & Engage People Drop the “Do more with less,” mantra. Focus on unleashing and engaging people to do infinitely more than you imagined that they could. 4. Become the Trusted Provider Effective organizations work to be more than the provider of choice. They want to be the most trusted provider in their industry. 5. Drive Customer Loyalty Satisfying customers is not enough. These organizations work to create fervent loyalty with customers.…

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I invite you to take a moment to think about a great leader that you know. This may be someone you worked with in the past; or, if you are lucky, someone you work with now. With that person in my mind, I bet I can predict two things about that leader. First, that great…

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According to the Association of Talent Development’s (ATD) 2016 State of the IndustryReport, organizations spend on average $1,252 per employee on training and development efforts. This means billions upon billions of dollars globally every year; however, despite the size of these expenditures, many leaders struggle to determine if the investment expended achieves desired learning outcomes…

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Most organizations are looking for marathon runners. These people are great long-term contributors who remain loyal to the organization for years. The problem with marathons is that they can become boring. They are monotonous. Most true achievers struggle with monotony. To be effective, true achievers embrace the practice of both marathoners and sprinters. Yes, they…

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What are you doing to foster a culture of engagement in your organization? These are the employees who are both passionate about the organization and have tremendous potential to do well in their roles. In short, they are engaged and contributing their best! As a leader, the engagement level of your people often comes down…

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