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The digitization and globalization of the workforce, increased social responsibilities, and higher expectations from stakeholders and customers necessitate the perpetual evolution of organizations. Companies need to have capable, adaptive leaders at the helm to navigate these and other challenges presented by the disruption of their industry.
But identifying leaders who can navigate these complexities—and drive their teams to do the same—can feel nearly impossible. Many C-suite leaders are worried that their mid-level managers aren’t prepared to lead a new generation of talent.
Successful organizations realize that you can’t simply find these leaders, you must make them.
Build a talent bench of responsive leaders with Keystone Partners.contact us today
Develop a Talent Bench of Diverse, Adaptive Leaders
Not everyone is a natural-born leader. The majority of productive managers are instead developed by their companies through leadership development programs.
To cultivate a compelling leadership pipeline, today’s most effective companies:
Support Leaders’ Short-and-Long-Term Goals
When leaders see career development opportunities at their organization, employees are more likely to be retained. Keystone Partners’ career development programs ensure leaders can ideate and achieve their goals within your organization.
Plan for Leadership Succession
Recruiting a new employee costs companies an average of $4,700 and upwards of five figures for senior employees. Identifying and supporting future leaders avoids the expenses of recruitment and ensures a smooth transition.
Culturally Onboard New Leaders
Leaders in new positions often indicate that a lack of understanding of their organization’s norms and culture prevents their success. Keystone Partners Onboarding Coaching helps new leaders efficiently integrate into your company’s culture to accelerate and maximize their effectiveness.
Understand and Address Leadership Gaps
Human resources leaders need to build their leadership bench. A deep understanding of your talent pipeline allows you to anticipate future needs, develop new leaders, and quickly promote advancements when the time comes.
Invest in Diverse Leadership
The next generation of talent is more engaged with their organization when it’s inclusive. Representing diversity in leadership is integral for instilling values of inclusivity across your company.
By investing in talent and leadership, modern companies don’t just meet their organizational goals, they rise above their industry’s talent competition. Companies that provide leadership development experience a 25% increase in organizational outcomes.
Keystone Partners is a career management and leadership development firm focused on developing talent —especially leaders— to drive these exceptional results. Our programs include:
- Leadership Development: Identify future and current leaders and empower them with the skills to drive your organization forward
- Career Management: Ensure all levels of talent understand and can capitalize on their advancement opportunities within your company
- Outplacement: Support the seamless transition of exiting employees and build a culture of trust with those who stay
- Executive Services: Provide high-level leaders with a roadmap for the next steps of their personal or professional career through a smooth transition for both the individual and organization
Make the Most of Your Industry’s Modern Challenges
Navigating the ever-evolving complexities of the modern workforce begins with your leadership, but it involves every member and aspect of your organization. Keystone Partners programs are designed to alleviate the varied challenges posed by these disruptions.
Our expert consultants will help your company:
Can leadership skills be taught and learned?
Yes, leadership skills can be taught and learned—in fact, most would argue they can only be taught and learned. Working with a leadership development firm like Keystone Partners can accelerate this learning curve and instill in your managers the skills to lead your organization effectively.
What is the future of leadership development?
In the future, leadership development will focus more on soft skills, such as cultivating a safe environment where team members feel comfortable expressing their opinions and communication flows freely. This kind of team environment leads to a 50% increase in productivity.
When should talent begin leadership development?
Leadership development can and should begin early on in an employee’s career. Providing employees of all levels with development opportunities increases retention and ensures you have a leadership bench that’s ready to spring into action.
Contact Keystone Partners Today
The first step to achieving long-term organizational success starts with an honest conversation about your organization’s biggest challenges and aspirations. Tell us about your organization and our professional consultants will follow up to discuss which results-driven solutions we think will work best for you.
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Rob Byron November 02, 2022 HR Trends, Leadership, Talent Management
Culture, HR Strategy, HR Trends, Talent Management