From our 40-plus years of experience in leadership development, we know that leaders who have fulfilled this purpose — engaging others in committing their full energy to the creation of value and success — have successfully integrated the Essence and Form of effective leadership. Essence (the qualities that give leaders their identity) and Form (what a leader does and says) are the two sides of the leadership coin — the "being" and the "doing" of any leadership role. learn more
For the second year, Training magazine and Wilson Learning teamed up to conduct a leadership development survey. More than 500 respondents shared their insights for effective leadership. Discover specific key actions your organization can implement to prepare the next generation of leaders.
There is a collective sigh from leaders for the first time in recent history as the slow tide of economic recovery washes in. For some, the sigh may be more or less audible. Nevertheless, leaders are moving away from expending energy on preventing failure or avoiding crisis and shifting their energy toward creating new growth opportunities and seeking fresh success strategies. learn more
It seems there are two types of disgruntled people in our current economy: those who don't have jobs and those who do. Why? Because for each person who has left an organization, the ones left behind are working harder, feeling overworked and underappreciated, and often being underpaid. learn more
So how important is it that we best equip new leaders with a secure footing as they begin their career in management? Consider the tremendous influence on organizational success this population of front-line managers has as they are closest to the workforce. learn more
What makes a great leader? At Wilson Learning, we believe how leaders view their purpose, and integrate both skills and character, is critical for leadership success. Discover this proven framework for developing great first-level, mid-level, and executive level leaders in your organization learn more
Effective leadership development is critical, especially now. We surveyed more than 500 L&D professionals about their leadership efforts for developing the next generation of leaders. Read the results of this research study conducted by Training magazine and Wilson Learning Worldwide.
We've all heard about organizations with great strategies that somehow fail to execute in the marketplace. We also know of organizations that have long-term, highly satisfied customers who, for some mysterious reason, stop buying. learn more
The dilemma for many leaders is that employees have been through—and continue to go through—so much change and upheaval that they are questioning whether they have the energy to engage in helping to drive the organization forward. To be successful, it’s imperative that leaders create a culture of new energy and excitement—engagement—within the organization. learn more
Things are looking up. Businesses are starting to grow again, and new opportunities are cropping up slowly but surely. Many companies are adding staff carefully, building the resources necessary to manage this new activity. New business calls for organizations to change their approach and their attitudes around engagement. learn more