Archive for March, 2012

Leader Development Demystified

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

It is quite straightforward, but a mystery to most organizations. The answer lies directly in front of us, yet we refuse to see it. I am not talking about the secret of life, the essence of the universe or some other deep, existential question, but to the comparatively mundane topic of leader development.

I suppose I should be grateful that this topic is more elusive than Sasquatch, seeing as it provides me and many thousand executive coaching compatriots with a raison d’etre. Still it is frustrating to witness the ongoing thrashing about that most organizations needlessly put themselves through on what should otherwise be natural to most firms.

The root of this problem, paradoxically, lies in its intended remedy. (more…)