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The Top 10 Leadership Development Resources in 2018

Clear Vision Development Group was created with a single purpose in mind: to bring the best leadership and business development ideas to the world. In this collection, we have gathered articles, blog posts, videos, podcasts and books that will help you in your leadership development endeavors.

Here is our very own Leadership Development countdown!

10. The Leadership Development Trends in 2018

This year, talent retention and talent management were seen as the most critical issues for companies. This Inc. article discusses this common problem and other leadership development trends of ’18. This article makes the list because of its analysis of the leadership skills companies should be hiring for.

9. Why the secret to success is setting the right goals

As the title suggests, one of the secrets of success is setting the right goals. In this TEDtalk, John Doerr shows us how to get on track with “Objectives and Key Results” – a goal-setting system designed for BHG.

8. You Can Be A Great Leader and Also Have a Life

In an article published by Harvard Business Review, Bridget Schulte questions the myth that great leaders have to devote every waking second to achieve success. Our CEO Coach, Tony Richards, often talks about the galaxy of you and how you first need to take care of yourself before you can lead others.

7. Jeffrey Katzenberg: How Failure Makes a Better Leader

The Stanford Graduate School of Business featured Jeffrey Katzenberg, cofounder and former CEO of DreamWorks Animation, shares what he learned from years of failure.

6. Why Lego Is The Playful Building Block For Innovative Leadership

Forbes published an interview with David Brown, Director of Executive Education at Imperial College Business School in the U.K., about the building blocks of leadership and the importance of playfulness. In such a fast-moving world, innovation stems from creativity and leaders much be willing to use their imagination to achieve real progress.

5. The Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath

This book takes a different look at leadership through the power of moments that define our lives. Instead of relying on luck or chance to create these experiences, Chip and Dan Heath want you to create them for yourself. The Power of Moments can show you how to be the author of richer experiences.

4. Developing The Right Plan with Ken Thiessen

At the end of the year, many companies are thinking about their strategic plan for 2019. Gravitas Impact premium coach, Ken Thiessen, evaluates common roadblocks that occur during the planning session, sharing valuable insights into how outside voices can help companies overcome them.

3. Four Ways CEOs Can Lead With Empathy

In this article published by Chief Executive, the author discusses the power of empathy. Empathy is a large component of Emotional Intelligence, something that every CEO should continue to develop. Applying empathy can produce a more energized, satisfied, and forward-thinking C-Suite.

2. Better Than Before with Tony Richards Podcast

Our podcast is designed to provide you with top business insights, fresh perspectives from world class guests, and the tools you need to lead better than before.

  1. The Leaders’ Guide for Engaging Employees

Get an edge when it comes to engaging your most valuable asset, your employees. Having engaged employees will decrease turnover and increase productivity; ultimately improving your company culture and bottom line. This free resource will elevate your employee development initiatives.


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