Leadership development that promotes psychological safety is rapidly becoming an essential need in all companies. What is psychological safety? To summarize, it is a shared belief that it is safe to discuss ideas, experiment, take risks, give feedback, and learn from mistakes. Overall, it promotes a healthy company culture and individual accountability. In fact, research shows that psychological safety is the number-one factor in having a successful team. (more…)
According to BusinessDictionary, defining leadership development is as follows:
“Teaching of leadership qualities, including communication, ability to motivate others, and management, to an individual to an individual who may or may not use the learned skills in a leadership position.”.
However, this definition does not cover all of what leadership development must encompass.
Simply offering or encouraging leadership training is not leadership development. Growth often comes to a halt when the training stops. This is a problem because, after all, training itself is merely a beginning. Learning is a continuous growth process; there is no ending point. (more…)