leadership development

Soft is the New Strong

Companies are prioritizing soft skills training, especially for millennials who aspire to lead.

Providing leadership development options may give companies an advantage when recruiting millennials, who expect to move quickly into leadership roles.

Answer the Call for Authentic Leadership

Refocus leadership on how individuals understand themselves, perceive situations and assess their environment rather than on how individuals present themselves.

Authentic leadership proponents have elbowed their way to the self-help forefront over the past decade. The concept has become a popular point of entry for executives seeking personal improvement and competitive advantage. This can be good — or not. Authentic leadership can be quickly misunderstood. There is a danger in oversimplifying the concept — some assume it’s “just be yourself”…

New Leaders Get a Seamless Transition at Emerson

The electrical manufacturer launched a focused leadership development program to support new leaders in the first crucial days on the job.

Emerson Electric Co. prides itself on its leadership culture. The $22 billion global manufacturer of electrical and electromechanical products headquartered in St. Louis built its culture around giving young leaders many opportunities to challenge themselves. Managers are encouraged to take on new roles to stretch their skills and expand their company knowledge. “Emerson likes to promote from within,” said Steve…