We describe leadership as The ability of someone to think strategically, work collaboratively and inspire others to achieve exceptional standards of performance.
We help our clients succeed over their competitors by being better lead. Leadership sits at the top of the pyramid in terms of organisational development and corporate governance. Get the leadership wrong and it will not work. Leadership is the key differentiator between organisations, the more volatile and complex the environment, the more important leadership becomes.
Leadership is both an organisational risk and an opportunity. With an ageing workforce, a trend towards more transient employment and an ever evolving environment the need for organisations to attract, retain, develop and leverage the right leadership talent is more essential now than ever before. Those organisations that are able to do this will see the ever evolving environment is vibrant rather than volatile, and opportunistic rather than complex. They will be proactive rather than reactive.
There are three key elements to ensure organisations have the best leadership.
- Understand the existing leadership ability
- Identify the leadership ability needed to meet organisational objectives
- Close the gap with the right development initiatives and keep is closed with the right succession management programme
The above three points are equally relevant when looking at organisational, departmental or individual leadership.