The foundation of any successful business is the leadership, agreed? If this is true, which I believe it is, then the same is true of any unsuccessful business - the leadership is the downfall, agreed?
Why is it then, that most organizations fail to invest in the one thing that drives their business forward? All too often I have seen people placed into leadership positions and then left to get on with it. When money is tight, the first thing to go (if it exists in the first place) is the training budget. When the leadership team is not resourced to handle the challenges of an increasingly competitive world, there is no way that a sustainable operation can exist - fact!
Some of you reading this may disagree, and that is okay. However, if you do, I would ask you to dig deep, be honest, and ask why you feel that way?
- It may be that your organization is prepared to invest in the development of their most valuable resource - their people.
- It may be that your organization is living...