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Leadership by Surprise

Blog | Author: Bill Catlette | Source: HCI | Published: May 22, 2015

In his wonderful book, Leapfrogging, innovation expert Soren Kaplan challenges us to recall moments in our lives when we have encountered a breakthrough product, service, or experience… a WOW encounter if you will. Think, for example about the first time, likely as a young child, that you tasted ice cream. Or, later on in life, your first kiss - not the grandmotherly type ;). Or, perhaps, when you had your first encounter with an i-Device. Wow!

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Will Your Future Leaders be Ready When You Need Them?

Blog | Author: Michelle Kozin | Source: HCI | Published: May 21, 2015

Who are your up-and-coming leaders? And are they ready?

Highly functioning and successful organizations foster leaders at all levels. Yet – for typical companies – only 17% of leadership investments actually go toward the development of first- and second-level leaders, with the rest targeted exclusively at executives. By neglecting growth opportunities for their future leaders, organizations risk not only their ability to operate efficiently, but perhaps their competitive edge as well.

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Succession Matters – Performance vs. Potential

Video | Published: May 19, 2015
Organizations need to value and foster not just their high potentials but also their high professionals. Not including these key players and industry experts in succession programs is a big mistake. View now… #SuccessionMatters Read more
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Compete and Connect: Developing Globally Competent Leaders

Blog | Author: Nancy Tannenbaum, UNC Executive Development | Source: HCI | Published: May 15, 2015

The importance of globally competent leaders is recognized by the vast majority of organizations, but few have a strategy to provide the training needed to compete globally, according to a new study by the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and the Human Capital Institute.

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