How an organization approaches conversation skills can have a significant impact on its company culture and bottom line. At the end of the day (or fiscal year), conversations are at the heart of everything we do. Conversations determine what happens.
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How much better your organization would be if key people in critical roles up and down your chain of command routinely demonstrated leadership competency?
Although traditional training methods will always have their place in employee learning, some things can’t be taught using simple knowledge transfer techniques. Soft skills do require knowledge, but they are really more about action.
Today’s businesses are increasingly recognizing the significance of soft skills. These skills encompass a variety of abilities that can teams improve productivity, accomplish projects more quickly and thoroughly, and increase engagement and retention.
Mind mapping, a method for organizing and communicating information, has emerged as an essential tool for leadership and collaboration with a wide variety of applications. The process of mind mapping and its visual results have many benefits for leaders.
You have impact that goes up, down and laterally throughout your organization. What you do has a ripple effect. You are influential, and you should use your influence to make an impact.
Of all the metrics that L&D leaders should focus on when designing a leadership training program aimed at developing conversational leadership, if you were to choose just one, it should be self-awareness.
Despite the prevailing pull of leadership, not all leaders succeed. What is it that sets apart successful leaders? They are able to galvanize the imaginations of the people around them. Successful leaders build effective, high-functioning teams.