A Look Ahead at Leadership 2016 / 2017: Redefining Leadership

Leading others in the new world of work looks profoundly different from managing employees in previous decades[1]. New generations entering the workforce pose major challenges for those in leadership positions holding on to outdated management styles and hierarchical position thinking. The impact of an open talent economy, the power of social networks, and increased access […]

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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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