Leadership skills training & development for creating energy!

Leadership skills training development courses, programs, tool kits, books, seminars and workshops are great ways for creating, building and enriching energy in your life, your career and your organization! This "weblog" uses leadership skills-related quotes, articles, research, findings, practical examples and assessments to help you plan, organize, communicate and manage for growth through all your leadership skills training and development endeavors.

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Bill Thomas is Managing Principal of Mustard Seed Investments, Inc. He is also Publisher and Director of the Leadership-Toolkit[TM], Awesome Leaders![TM] and Innovative Leadership Seminars![TM]. He trains and coaches clients in over 75 countries on various business, organizational leadership, innovative business practices, strategy and technology issues. He also writes papers and consults and lectures on the new models, skills and resources required for wealth creation by knowledge professionals and executives in the Imagination Age.

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Leadership Training Seminars Develop Your Strengths!

Leadership Training Seminars Develop Your Strengths!

Leadership training comes in all shapes and sizes - it's not my intention to go into great detail here, however, if you will permit me, I will try to quickly and generally cover the principal ideas underlying this topic.

Leadership development methods involve:
  • Coaching to address evident gaps in skills, behaviors, or confidence
  • Training programs developed either within or outside your organization
  • Networking to share ideas and techniques with others
  • Mentoring to become more aware of how others respond to you
  • “Stretch” assignments to learn on the job
  • Lateral transfers to different parts of the company
  • Benchmarking against your peers in other companies
  • Working outside your comfort zone to expand horizons and experiences
Leadership training and development is an on-going process and leadership competence seldom emerges quickly. Growing the fruits of these efforts does make demands on your time and takes practice, trial and errors on your part.

Within this process of development, you will learn about your strengths, weaknesses and how you tend to respond to various types of leadership challenges, situations and issues.

Hopefully, you will derive a number of benefits from these obstacles and roadblocks, such as these:
  • you will discover new ways to apply this knowledge;
  • you will find out how to reliably assess or evaluate what works for you;
  • you will accept your understanding of what doesn’t for you;
  • your knowledge will help you plan what to do and what to avoid doing when the next opportunity arises.
So, what is the easiest, least painful way to learn which leadership skills, competences or attributes you might need additional support or developmental for?

It's simply this - why not take a few short leadership training seminars and find out the truth?


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