There is a dearth of leadership in today’s organizations. Don’t take my word for it. You can read studies, research, surveys and more studies by some of the most credible researchers around. And there are just as many theories on how to improve the qualities of today’s leaders. One study shows the average company spent $500,000 in 2008 on leadership development, with a range of $170,000 to $1.3 million, averaging a $2,000 spend per leader. But yet, Deloitte reports that, in 2014, less than 50% of the executive leadership surveyed believes their direct reports have the skills to become part of the C-Suite.
After 10 years as a Chief Learning Officer (CLO) in two different [...]