Interview with an Air Force veteran reveals three big shifts in the U.S. military’s approach to leadership

This article is an excerpt from a series of interviews with a twenty-nine year Air Force veteran Mustafa “Kujo” Koprucu. He recently retired as a Colonel, after having commanded a flying squadron and a combat wing, and he also served two tours at the Pentagon. He has over 4000 hours flying Airborne Warning and Control System […]

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Introducing: Our new High-Impact Leadership Research

Last summer, we asked ourselves: “Why do organizations still struggle to grow leaders?” We knew that organizations’ efforts and spending on leadership development was increasing every year, but we also knew that many companies are left wondering about why their efforts in identifying top talent, developing leaders’ capabilities, or pumping up their leadership pipelines don’t […]

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What Is a “High Potential” Anyway?

Recently, we have found ourselves talking with our members about high-potential (“HiPo”) identification and assessment processes more and more frequently. Besides assessing and calibrating critical roles and talent, as well as conducting talent reviews, the identification and development of high-potential talent in an organization is one the most key aspects of succession management.[1] However, we […]

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Viability Labs—a science experiment or a leadership development best practice?

If you are familiar with our six best practices of leadership development, you may recall that leader development experiences which leverage a blend of learning approaches are very impactful. Further, those that embed action learning and enable the leader to really engage in the development experience facilitate the transfer of learning from the experience to […]

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