First Lessons, Lasting Insights Nearly all of us have stories of advice given by the mom or mother figure in our lives. In Leadership Lessons for Any Occasion: Stories of Our Mothers, executive coaches and authors Ed and Nila Betof have collected stories from a wide range of leaders, teachers, coaches, and talent development professionals about how their mothers guided their paths to helping others lead resourceful, meaningful lives.
Bestselling author, brilliant orator, and effective champion for abolition, Frederick Douglass is an inspiration to all Americans. Born a slave in 1817, Douglass escaped to freedom in 1838 while continuing to advocate for the freedom of all slaves.
The argument: SMEs, not trainers, are the better choice for leading training courses. Its constantly being discussed: Do subject matter experts make better teachers or should we leave the job to trainers?
High levels of effectiveness are only happening in about one in five organizations using the LAT approach.In Leaders as Teachers, the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) partnered to identify and explore what high-performance organizations are doing to derive the greatest benefits from LAT programs. In addition, learning leaders from public, private, and non-profit sectors shared their real-world approaches and perspectives on the practices that produce results when organizations ask their leaders to serve...
A looming leadership gap faces most organizations over the next 10 years. As Cynthia D. McCauley of the Center for Creative Leadership notes in her overview, leadership is also a tool designed to help with a particular human dilemma: how to get individuals to work together effectively to produce collective outcomes.