Do you know how to grow and adapt what you have?
Knowledge, Learning & Development in our view is a strategic function of any business, if it is to flourish in the current and future economic climates. Investing in your people underpins the view that people are your key asset.
Some development is core and ongoing to ensure organisational effectiveness, whilst other types of development are required to shift organisational capability; then there is development that fills a particular need at a point in time. Having a coherent framework and approach to pull these together is crucial.
Teams that have a development or growth mindset will continually reflect on how they are doing and seek out development or change – but this is more uncommon than you would think.
Development for senior leaders comes in many forms. At one end of the spectrum is executive education, at the other executive coaching – but in between is a whole range of needs and as many, if not more, ways to develop them.
Can't teach an old dog new tricks? Or a new dog old tricks?!