Setting Your Development Goals

Author: Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118163605
Size: 65.73 MB
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This guidebook is about changing the way you think about setting goals. It is about identifying goals that are important and meaningful. Creating those kinds of goals means taking stock of your values—what you believe and how you act to carry out those beliefs—in five key areas of your life: career, self, family, community, and spirit. Once you’ve identified what’s really important you can create goals that will help you improve and carry out those values through your actions. The goals you create will be SMART: specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timed. Setting meaningful goals will reward you with real progress toward success in all areas of your life.

Setting Priorities

Author: Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118163575
Size: 76.92 MB
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To be a successful leader, you need to get results. To get results, you need to set priorities. This book can help you do a better job of setting priorities, recognizing the personal values that motivate your decision making, the probable trade-offs and consequences of your decisions, and the importance of aligning your priorities with your organization's expectations. In this way you can successfully meet organizational objectives and consistently produce results.

Reaching Your Development Goals

Author: Cynthia D. McCauley
Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership
ISBN: 9781882197378
Size: 64.95 MB
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You have just completed a formal feedback experience—perhaps a management development program, performance review, or 360-degree instrument—and through your feedback from superiors, peers, and subordinates you have learned that you have some behaviors that need changing or skills that need development. You’ve set goals for improvement and your impulse is to start working on them as soon as you can. This guidebook describes three strategies to use as you continue to develop your capacity to lead: seeking challenging assignments at work and away from the job, training for specific skills, and building relationships with people who can support your efforts.

Accelerating Leadership Development

Author: Jocelyn Berard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118464737
Size: 14.90 MB
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Proven strategies and innovative solutions for developing and retaining successful leaders Many organizations today are facing a crisis of leadership. As the Baby Boomer generation exits the workforce, companies are struggling to find qualified leaders to fill critical roles. Accelerating Leadership Development offers solutions for leadership development, management, and retention from award-winning development firm Global Knowledge. Accelerating Leadership Development provides a proven model to help companies develop high-potential employees with the competencies and knowledge capital to assume critical roles successfully. It includes practical and rigorous tools that enable organizations to identify targets and predict those targets' success with six measurable factors. With this proven development system, companies can develop a pipeline of ready leaders with high levels of engagement and retention. Features actionable, effective principles and strategies for leadership development using a results-oriented framework Chapters address communication and delegation strategies, effective feedback models, shifting of responsibility and accountability to direct reports, and contemporary coaching and development approaches Based on in-depth research and client interactions from one of the most prominent names in workforce development For any business that experiences a leadership failure or a lack of qualified leaders for vital positions, the consequences can be devastating. This practical and effective guide to leadership development offers real solutions for long-term excellence.

Maximizing The Value Of 360 Degree Feedback

Author: Walter W. Tornow
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780787909581
Size: 45.29 MB
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The comprehensive guide to 360-degree feedback from the Center for Creative Leadership In the network economy, growing intellectual capital is the key to increasing market value. In Maximizing, Tornow, London, and their associates demonstrate the power of 360-degree feedback for developing managers, renewing organizations, and building learning cultures. Drawing on years of experience and state-of-the-art research, the authors have crafted a highly useful and practical book which provides us with a thorough understanding of this invaluable organizational tool. --Leo Burke, director, College of Leadership and Transcultural Studies, Motorola University Despite the burgeoning popularity of 360-degree feedback for rating work performance, few people have a detailed understanding of how it can be used to enhance, even maximize, individual and organizational development. This standard-setting manual draws on the twenty-eight-year expertise the Center for Creative Leadership brings to the subject to give HR managers, consultants, and systems designers the big-picture guidance they need to determine if 360-degree feedback is right for their organization and, if so, to implement it. Readers will discover how they can use 360-degree feedback as a tool for achieving a variety of objectives such as communicating performance expectations, setting developmental goals, establishing a learning culture, and tracking the effects of organizational change. Comprehensive guidelines show how 360-degree feedback can be designed to maximize employee involvement, self-determination, and commitment. Includes case examples and a bevy of instructive instruments.

Be The Boss Everyone Wants To Work For

Author: William A. Gentry Ph.D.
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1626566275
Size: 27.84 MB
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Flip Your Script! You've been promoted to leadership—congratulations! But it's nothing like your old job, is it? William Gentry says it's time to flip your script. We all have mental scripts that tell us how the world works. Your old script was all about “me”: standing out as an individual. But as a new leader, you need to flip your script from “me” to “we” and help the group you lead succeed. In this book, Gentry supports and coaches you to flip your script in six key areas. He offers actionable, practical, evidence-based advice and examples drawn from his research, his work with leaders, and his own failures and triumphs of becoming a new leader. Get started flipping your script and become the kind of boss everyone wants to work for.