At some point in our careers, many of us have heard this question after we turned in a resignation letter. It’s happened to me a couple of times. One occasion that stood out was when I was assigned to manage the relationship of an unhappy insurance client. They had reason to be unhappy as their project was way behind schedule with no plan in place to finish it in a timely manner. Additionally, their 5-year, multi-million-dollar annual contract expired at the end of December. I was assigned the client in April and charged with getting them to renew before the cancellation notice deadline of September 30.Continue reading “Tales From the Leadership Front: “How Can I Get You to Stay?””
The Elite Leadership Academy Announces New Leadership Resources Management Solution, LeadershipRMS™, to Help Organizations Mitigate the Impact of the Current Workforce Disruptions.Continue reading “THE ELITE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY RELEASES SOLUTION TO MITIGATE THE IMPACT OF THE CURRENT WORKFORCE DISRUPTIONS”
Leadership demands and imperatives have changed for CIOs, CMIOs and other health IT execs over the tumultuous years of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this podcast, I share my thoughts on how health IT leaders can navigate the new normal.
You are probably very familiar with the well-worn old horror movie trope where people are receiving threatening calls from someone only to find out that the calls are coming from inside the house? Of course, you would have to suspend reality because when this trope was first used, the people were still only using landlines. Someone calling you from inside your house using your landline was impossible.Continue reading “PSST! The Leadership Gaps are Coming from Inside Your Organization!”
It is if it doesn’t include a Leadership Resources Management Solution (LRMS). An LRMS is a data-driven approach to managing an organization’s leadership resources. It replaces subjective interviews, relationship-based promotions and selections with a quantifiable, repeatable and unbiased leadership management tool.
The impact of using LeadershipRMS in your organization is significant, including:Continue reading “Is Your Leadership Program Missing the Target?”
Most people overestimate their leadership abilities. That’s assuming they have performed any type of personal leadership assessment. In our leadership training sessions, after some basic leadership level setting, the first, and longest, topic we discuss is assessing one’s leadership abilities. This includes assessing who the participants are as a person, who they are as a leader, how their leadership is perceived by others and their situational influences. This are usually a very illuminating exercises as they learn more about themselves and the perceptions of others they work with. After all, if you don’t know yourself, how can you expect to lead others. Additionally, in leadership, perception is everything. If the people around you don’t perceive you as a good leader they may resist following you. On the other hand, if they perceive you as a good leader, they will probably follow you almost anywhere.Continue reading “Identifying the Gaps in Your Leadership Practice”
Is it identifying and growing better leaders? Does it support management of all your leadership resources?
These questions can be answered with a leadership resources management solution or LRMS. An LRMS is a data-driven approach to managing an organization’s leadership resources. It replaces subjective interviews, relationship-based promotions and selections with a quantifiable, repeatable and unbiased leadership management tool.Continue reading “Which Direction Is Your Leadership Program Headed?”
It is if it doesn’t include a leadership resources management solution to help your organization identify and segment their leadership resources using a quantifiable, repeatable and unbiased assessment tool. It can be the difference between keeping and losing your best leaders, the difference between identifying and missing high potential hires, and the difference between promoting people based on leadership potential or based on prior functional success or relationships.Continue reading “Is Your Leadership Program Missing a Piece?”
If your organization has not already implemented a leadership resources management solution (LRMS), here are 3 reasons why you shouldn’t wait another day.
An LRMS is a data-driven approach to managing an organization’s leadership resources. It enables more informed decisions in promotions, assignments, retention and hiring and is supported by an assessment tool that produces quantifiable, repeatable and unbiased results. It replaces subjective interviews, relationship-based promotions and selections and can be the difference between keeping and losing your best leaders, the difference between identifying and missing high potential hires, and the difference between promoting people based on leadership potential or on prior functional success.Continue reading “The 3 Reasons You Need a Leadership Resources Management Solution Right Now!”
A leadership program should be an asset for any organization to enroll their people in to drive growth. Too many of these programs are simply motivational speaking exercises without providing any clear direction on what the attendee should do when they walk out the door. A well-designed leadership program should motivate the attendees to become better leaders and provide them with the tools to implement a personalized leadership strategy. Once this is done, the organization should be able to measure quantifiable results from their investment.Continue reading “10 Questions to Determine if you Have a Results-Driven Leadership Program”