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Leadership Development

How One VP of People Used Breakfast Burritos to Fuel Leadership Development

One of the biggest challenges with Leadership Development is getting and sustaining a high level of engagement and participation from the managers you’re developing.

Even the most self-motivated, driven people often require systems in place to carve out time in their busy schedules and dedicate it to their professional growth.

This is the challenge Marie Szuts — VP of People and Culture at Inkling, a fast-growing high-tech company located in San Francisco — was trying to solve when she first considered hosting in-person manager roundtables.

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Leadership Development

The Clear & Complete Guide to Leadership Development

Great managers make companies.
Bad managers break them.

There’s no other way about it. We can cite statistics about the impact of managers on profitability, engagement, retention, and so on.

But does anyone really need convincing?

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Leadership Development

13 Leaders Share Proven Leadership Development Best Practices

Leadership Development has been a hot topic of discussion among many growing companies in the past year.

With the numerous concerning “incidents” at all sorts of prominent companies, the idea of throwing managers into the deep end and seeing what happens just doesn’t appeal to anyone anymore.

Moreover, the changing workplace demographics and the shifting culture around leadership and management in general are driving the need for HR and L&D professionals to revisit and level up their programs and initiatives in this area.

To help you figure out how to do just that, we asked 13 People Ops leaders (from SurveyMonkey, Headspace, Evernote, SAP, and others) to share their advice and best practices on what works in Leadership Development today.

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