Many people assume leadership happens naturally or that given enough time anyone can evolve into a strong, ideal leader. But this is often not the case. Developing leaders from within takes time, dedication, and organizational support.
Organizations can support leadership development in many ways, such as offering mentoring programs or providing access to training materials like books, classes, or certifications. Even small changes in culture and attitude can have a big impact. Whatever path is chosen, organizations can quickly realize the value and benefits of leadership development, including increases in talent retention and attraction, financial performance, productivity, and much more.
To learn more about the many ways leadership development can benefit your organization, check out "Is Leadership Development Worth the Investment?" from Wiley.