Today’s buyers are more informed and aware than ever before. Consequently, it’s no longer enough to be a transactional sales representative. Sales professionals must have strong emotional intelligence.
Companies can only innovate if their leaders are creative, so the question is, how can organizations foster creativity among their leaders? A good place to start is with research suggesting that without self-awareness, people are incapable of creativity.
If you want to be an effective leader, be open to exploring who you are as a leader, work to create the right environment for the people you lead to thrive and commit to the lifelong pursuit of developing yourself as a leader.
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.
In today’s skeptical and information-driven world, the ability to authentically communicate with others has become a coveted skill.
Leadership is one of the most common topics organizations provide training in, spending over $1.5 million just on external leadership courses in 2016.