Embarking on a journey of leadership development involves more than just honing technical skills; it requires a focus on four key competencies that elevate your impact: strategic thinking, confronting ambiguity, leading inclusively, and collaboration. Growth in these four areas is critical if leaders want to elevate their contributions to the organization.
Understanding the financial intricacies of your health care organization is vital yet challenging. As a leader at your health care organization, mastering effective fiscal leadership is essential to help steer your team and the organization toward success. Understanding key financial indicators is not just a skill, it’s a strategic advantage.
As a marketing leader, you need the skills and mindset to drive growth and success for your organization. Investing in your professional development through the Chief Marketing Officer Leadership Program results in positive ROI for your organization. It improves your engagement and performance, reduces turnover, enhances creativity, and develops you into a more effective marketing leader. The information in this guide can be used to convince your boss of the business case to invest in your marketing skills development.
Investing in your professional development through the Transition to Executive Management program results in positive ROI for your organization. It improves employee engagement and performance, reduces turnover, enhances creativity, and develops you into a more effective leader. This guide provides concrete benefits you can share with your boss to convince them about the return on investment they will see from investing in your professional development.
Regardless of the C-Suite role, each leader who aspires to the C-Suite must be intentional with their plan of development, growth, and advancement. The first step in the approach is to build a development plan that includes building skills, experience, and relationships that will be critical success factors in the C-Suite.
There are several resources that will help you grow in your professional development. Some of the most accessible resources are books. We compiled this reading list to help get you started.
Mindset refers to your prevailing attitudes, beliefs, and perspectives about the world and yourself. It shapes how you interpret experiences, face challenges, and set goals. I’ve debated with colleagues whether mindset drives behaviors or whether behaviors drive mindset. As is sometimes the issue with these sorts of questions—especially questions that touch on the brain’s executive function—the only correct answer is that it depends. Are behavioral solutions sufficient to create and maintain a leadership style?
Organizations are recognizing the value of diversity and inclusion as key drivers of success. Inclusive leadership is emerging as a critical factor in creating a workplace that not only celebrates differences but also leans into them for innovation and growth.
There’s no one-size-fits-all journey to professional success. Each career story is unique, shaped by diverse experiences. Matt Bartman has his own unique journey to share from his nontraditional path to leadership to the pivotal role of professional development, and CPED, in his career.
Establishing and nurturing solid relationships requires skill and determination. In the absence of positive, considerate relationships, individuals, teams, and organizations risk failure on multiple fronts—falling engagement, declining productivity, and departing employees.