Leadership Development

“Winning companies win because they have good leaders who nurture the development of other leaders at all levels of the organization.” — Noel Tichy

“Jack Welch used to devote 30% of his time to leadership development.” — Noel Tichy

How Leaders Became Leaders – John Maxwell
Natural Gifting — 10%
Result of Crisis – 5%
Influence of Another Leader — 85%

“True leaders are not born, but made, and usually self-made. Leaders invent themselves. They are not, by the way, made in a single weekend seminar . . I’ve come to think of that as the microwave theory [of leadership]; pop in Mr. or Mrs. Average and out pops McLeader in sixty seconds.” — Warren Bennis

“Historically, Pepsi has allocated 1/3 of incentive compensation for people development. However in 2007, that was changed to 50/50 for people development and results.”

“Growing other leaders from the ranks isn’t just the duty of the leader, it’s an obligation.” – Warren Bennis

“My main job was developing talent. I was a gardener providing water and other nourishment to our top 750 people. Of course, I had to pull out some weeds, too.” — Jack Welch

“Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” — Tom Peters