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Reaching The Summit - Professional Development Market Trend

 

 

A 2005 talent management survey published by the Society for Human Resource Management contains some interesting challenges for organization leaders.

According to Human Resource professionals, the top four areas of improvement for their organizations’ talent management programs are:

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  • ÚEncouraging career growth and development opportunities

  • ÚIdentifying gaps in employee competency levels

  • ÚCreating a culture that made employees want to stay with the organization

  • ÚBuilding a deeper reservoir of successors at every level

What can be done to address these needs? We must recognize that leadership is the # 1 productivity tool available to business today.

Resources applied to strengthen organization leaders can create development opportunities, improve retention and create successors through coaching and mentoring high-potential employees.

These activities can take on many shapes and forms and the reward to the high-potential employee can pay huge dividends.

 

The demands on your leaders continue to increase. The bar is going up … what are your plans to deal with these challenges?

Cognition Network's service is directed at proactively equipping leadership teams for the challenges they face by challenging each other to keep raising the bar, increasing the level of trust and transparency, encouraging fresh perspectives, breakthrough ideas and innovative solutions, demonstrating a bias for strategic change, reawakening creativity, developing a shared sense of urgency, enhancing the team’s level of cohesion and collaboration along with creating a forum for validating decisions.

Your leadership team will show demonstrable progress in their leadership and professional development.

Members create and execute development plans that support organizational objectives and address their needs for soft, technical & business skills utilizing a library of development planning and execution resources.

Cognition Network’s delivery model overcomes the weaknesses of traditional approaches creating accountability to the executive sponsor, other workgroup members and to the members themselves. Accelerated leadership development takes place through use of advanced problem solving and issue management methods.

How is your professional development plan working for you?

Cognition Network would like to provide you with an opportunity to further your development. The featured book summary for this market trend article is Success Built to Last by Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery and Mark Thompson

 

 
   

Cognition Network provides high performance facilitation of Professional & Leadership Development through accountability workgroups