Succession Management

Increase bench strength at all levels of your organization

Succession isn’t just about planning for changes in the C-suite. Beyond identifying future leaders, your succession management strategy should include workforce planning, skills gap analyses, and the creation of development programs to increase bench strength at all levels of the organization. Learn ways to identify and define the leadership skills you need at the top, and discover how to align and integrate those competencies throughout the company.

Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Accelerate leadership readiness with innovative approaches to succession and leadership development.

Align your leadership readiness strategy with the business strategy to build organizational capability and sustainment for continuous leadership development for all critical roles, even beyond the C-Suite.

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Finding Your Life Mission

 
Derreck Kayongo, Humanitarian Relief Expert and Founder of the Global Soap Project talks about finding your life mission and taking the resources around you to solve problems. 

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BlogTraining Without a Hammer

Training is Not a Hammer

May 9, 2013 | Roy Pollock | HCI

My father used to say frequently, “To a young boy with a new hammer, everything is a nail.” Unfortunately, for many young managers, training is a hammer and every sort of performance challenge is a nail. 

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Bringing “Mom” to Work

May 8, 2013 | Lexy Thompson | HCI

We’ve all heard the criticism of “hard” women in leadership roles- the infamous diva stereotype many women feel they have to play to in order to flourish in a “man’s world”. If every coin has two sides, the other end of this spectrum is showing up to work as a maternal leader.

BlogLearn from Mistakes

How the Best Leaders Use Their Mistakes

May 2, 2013 | Joseph "Bud" Haney | HCI

Mistakes. Everyone makes them, from entry-level employees to C-suite executives. What separates good employees from great employees is how they handle their mistakes. Mistakes are not just occasions to be shrugged off. You should not beat yourself up over them, but they do create a perfect learning opportunity because they shed light to the areas you need to improve on most.

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Succession Planning in a Volatile Environment

April 29, 2013 | Mary Sullivan

Presented by: Mary Sullivan, SVP Corporate HR, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
 
As the economic recovery picks up speed, so too are the retirement plans of organizational leaders across industries — and the knowledge gaps they leave ...

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Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Enroll Now: Leadership Development & Succession Strategist Certification Course

Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) provides a framework for HR to align leadership readiness strategies with business goals, develop meaningful analytics, and build robust talent pipelines for future growth. This two-day training course is geared toward early- and mid-career HR practitioners and senior-level HR leaders alike who are looking to implement a new approach to the identification, preparation, and deployment of talent for critical roles.

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Jul 11-12, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM PDT
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New York, NY
Jul 18-19, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
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Boston, MA (Burlington)
Jul 29-30, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
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Houston, TX
Aug 15-16, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM CDT
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Charlotte, NC
Aug 19-20, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
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July
Jul 22-23, 2019 | 11:45AM-8:00PM EDT
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August
Aug 19-20, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EDT
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September
Sep 16-17, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EDT
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October
Oct 7-8, 2019 | 11:45AM-8:00PM EDT
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November
Nov 25-26, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EST
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Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Shrink talent & skills gaps with a strategic approach to leadership readiness.

Plan leadership development solutions that address competency gaps, identify high-potential talent, and drive growth.

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