How to Advance as a Leader
Ep. 176 – In this episode of The Manager Track Podcast, we will explore why investing in your leadership development is so crucial, the areas you should focus on developing, and some practical steps you can take to advance as a leader.
I will also give you a behind-the-scenes look at our Leadership Advisory Program, which is designed to help advancing leaders reach the next level in their careers.
Whether you’re interested in joining us when we launch again in October or simply looking for ways to grow as a leader on your own, this episode will provide you with valuable suggestions and a framework to guide your growth journey.
Watch it on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/N2oE7s8ww2k
Deliberately reflect on personal leadership development and set an approach for continuous growth
Recognize and work on blind spots and biases in leadership
Continuously expose oneself to conversations and resources on leadership
Aim to advance in the the four pillars of leadership
Consider the different formats for leadership development and identify which ones resonate most
— RESOURCES MENTIONED —
Reflection & Discussion Questions
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DDI research on effective leadership development programs
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Episode 25: The Reason Why You’re Feeling Stuck
Episode 71: How to Fast Track Your Leadership Without Extra Stress & Long Hours
Episode 111: The Risks of Delaying Your Leadership Training
Episode 122: Are You Cut Out to Be a Leader?
Episode 169: Dual Models Leaders Have to Navigate
— WHAT’S NEXT? —
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— CHAPTERS —
00:00 – Introduction to advancing as a leader.
01:00 – Reflecting on recent coaching and the completion of the leadership advisory program.
02:30 – The structure and thought process behind creating the leadership advisory program.
04:00 – Importance of investing in leadership development.
07:30 – Key areas of focus in leadership development.
13:00 – Introduction to the Leadership Advisory Program.
14:00 – The four pillars of leadership: self-leadership, leading a person, managing a team, and managing up and across.
16:00 – The three formats for leadership development: knowledge transfer, personalized coaching, and social learning.
20:30 – Benefits of the Leadership Advisory Program.
23:30 – Invitation to learn more about the program and next steps.
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