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Developing Top Leaders - 5 Crucial Skills

by Brett Walker

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Are Your Leaders Part of the 10%?

Try this at work: Round up any 10 managers (in your mind, the company break room or wherever they gather). Can you pick the single naturally high-talent one from the group? You heard correctly – just one.

According to a recent study by Gallup, that’s exactly how many you are likely to find. Only one in 10 managers, they say, has “authentic management talent,” while two more may have some of the requisite skills to qualify.

So what about the other seven? What are we really up against here?

In this recent article by Brett Walker, President of Leadership Choice Brett discusses:

  • Why the percentage of untalented leaders is so high
  • What makes talented managers so different
  • The #1 quality that most impacts employee engagement
  • What to do about it

Read the full article by Brett Walker on trainingindustry.com >

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Are Your Leaders Part of the 10%?

Try this at work: Round up any 10 managers (in your mind, the company break room or wherever they gather). Can you pick the single naturally high-talent one from the group? You heard correctly – just one.

According to a recent study by Gallup, that’s exactly how many you are likely to find. Only one in 10 managers, they say, has “authentic management talent,” while two more may have some of the requisite skills to qualify.

So what about the other seven? What are we really up against here?

In this recent article by Brett Walker, President of Leadership Choice Brett discusses:

  • Why the percentage of untalented leaders is so high
  • What makes talented managers so different
  • The #1 quality that most impacts employee engagement
  • What to do about it

Read the full article by Brett Walker on trainingindustry.com >