Have you been through a simulation lately?
Connection is the core of effective leadership development.
Throughout the year at our blog, we share practical leadership tips and observations. The “greatest hits” of the year (the six most visited posts) are often an interesting snapshot of what matters to leaders right now. This year the top visited blogs tell the story of the challenges leaders face in the new normal: How should leaders spend their time? How can they engage teams? Below we present you with six of our most talked about Insightful Ideas from 2021:
Developing leaders is not a simple, one size fits all process. Leaders have different styles, strengths, and challenges. Any learning program needs to support diverse learning styles and be relevant to the specific context and situation facing leaders in their work environment.
Most of our clients use business simulations in virtual or classroom settings. Groups of 15 or 25 or even 50 are the norm, and our simulation experiences trigger interesting interactions, great discussion and debate, insights in a business context, and great relationship building. Participants leave the experience with insights about themselves and their roles.
Empathy is simply defined as the ability to identify with others and be aware of their thoughts and feelings. Empathetic leadership is rooted in bringing that perspective into your decisions and actions as a leader.
Employees pay an extraordinary amount of attention to what we do in the moment. What we communicate when we aren’t formally thinking about communication is what employees actually hear.