Companies More Comfortable With Outsider Leadership A new Strategy& report reveals companies aren’t thinking of outsider CEOs as a last-resort option in their succession planning. May 3, 2016 by Bravetta Hassell Companies are cozying up to external options for new leadership. The Hard Science Behind Soft Skills When it comes to return on investment, investing in soft skills development for leaders produces hard, bottom-line results. April 25, 2016 by Evan SinarRichard S. Wellins Investing in soft skills produces bottom-line results. Gain Leadership Skills Without an MBA New research suggests a traditional MBA might not be the best way to acquire certain leadership skills. April 21, 2016 by Andie Burjek Want leadership skills? Look outside the classroom. 4 Ways Mentorships Fail the Company Here’s how mentorships can undermine its talent development goals as well as the business. April 21, 2016 by Bravetta Hassell Mentorships can undermine talent development goals. People Matter to Southwest’s Elizabeth Bryant The Southwest Airlines University vice president helps people ‘find the right seat’ so that learning after a reorganization can really take off. April 20, 2016 by Bravetta Hassell The vice president helps employees ‘find the right seat.’ Mentoring Women Matters For high-potential women to advance, they need to build new skills and attitudes. April 13, 2016 by Rosina L. Racioppi Mentoring will help women build new skills and attitudes. UL’s Unique Look at Development UL’s program pushes its participants outside of their comfort zones. April 8, 2016 by Jim Graber UL’s program pushes its participants outside of their comfort zones. You Can’t Keep Good Leadership Down Leadership is costly, challenging and development efforts aren’t pulling their weight, according to speakers at the Spring 2016 CLO Symposium. April 7, 2016 by Kellye Whitney Leadership development efforts aren’t pulling their weight. Create an Executive-Friendly Learning Scorecard Metrics can’t stop at the next level above the CLO. They have to appeal to the CEO. April 6, 2016 by Jack PhillipsPatti Phillips Metrics can’t stop at the next level above the CLO. They have to appeal to the CEO. Let Your Global Talent Speak Change doesn’t have to come directly from a leader if they build a culture of innovation from within. March 18, 2016 by Monica Hawkins Change doesn’t have to come directly from a leader if they build a culture of innovation from within. Related Companies More Comfortable With Outsider Leadership The Value of Changing Jobs Adobe Creates a Recruitment Process That Sticks Sign Up For Our Emails continue reading › Events continue reading › The Magazine Subscribe Current Issue Back Issues Contribute Advertise Research continue reading › ArticlesVideosArticles Companies More Comfortable With Outsider LeadershipThe Value of Changing JobsAdobe Creates a Recruitment Process That SticksConscious Leadership Is Inclusive Leadership3 Standard Reports Learning Must Have Videos 2016 Spring Chief Learning Officer Symposium: Day 3 Recap2016 Spring Chief Learning Officer Symposium: Day 2 Recap2016 Spring Chief Learning Officer Symposium: Day 1 RecapThe Hybridization of Executive EducationDoes the Future of Business Mean Mandatory Learning?