Leadership Development

Psychological Safety in the Office

Leadership Development and the Role of Psychological Safety

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…)

Defining Leadership Development

Defining Leadership Development: The Technical Definition

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.

What is Missing?

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…)