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The Rise of Leadership

Why Leadership is the Future and Management is Becoming a Thing of the Past Leadership is a critical aspect of any organization, regardless of size or industry. It has become more than just a buzzword in recent years and is now a robust social science. Companies in the know are now investing more time, money, and resources to develop effective leadership skills for their employees. Professional development has been proven to provide positive...

Ten Reasons To Avoid Group Development

Leadership, organizational, and personal development services are crucial for individuals and organizations looking to improve and grow. However, with so many options available, it can be hard to know where to start. One area of development services that rightfully receives criticism is group development. Group development is when you get a room full of strangers or coworkers together in an attempt to train more than one person at a time. There...

Leadership and Artificial Intelligence

Leadership Development in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Why Leadership Principles Matter As the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace continues to evolve, the need for strong leadership skills becomes even more crucial. Without proactive leadership development, professionals risk falling behind their competitors. In the age of AI, the differences between leadership and management skills will become increasingly important....

Research on Development Now Available

My research on organizational and leadership development is now available for public review. Written in an article format for your convenience and pleasure, the information has been broken down into six articles addressing the various aspects of that process. Those articles are as follows. Organizational Needs The Reality of Leadership Development Evaluations and Limitations of Leadership Development Differences in Leadership Development...

Harvard Business Makes A Good Point

A recent story in the Harvard Business Review by Navio Kwok and Winny Shen makes the case that leadership training should not just be for top performers. The article discusses something they call the "leadership development paradox." This paradox describes how individuals in organizations that receive the most development opportunities often need it least. I concur. In my practice, I have found that those who need leadership development the...

The Benefits of Leadership Development & Training

One of the most unfortunate mindsets I have encountered in this country is the idea that graduation equals an end to the learning journey. It is a heartbreaking mindset; it is all the evidence I need to understand why there are so many unsuccessful people. Up until about 100 years ago, learning was the ultimate achievement. For thousands of years, people made great sacrifices to pursue an education. Today, an education (or any personal...