Strategies to Accelerate the Growth of Your Leaders

Written by DATIS Guest

July 20, 2018

Strategies to Accelerate the Growth of Your Leaders

This DATIS blog article, “Strategies to Accelerate the Growth of Your Leaders“, was originally posted by Skip PrichardSKIPPRICHARD: Leadership Inights, on June 22nd, 2016 and was reposted with permission.

When You Need Leaders Fast


Most of us leading organizations are thinking about it all the time. Great strategy means nothing if you don’t have the people to make it happen.

If you want to lead, if you want to accelerate your growth, if you want to energize your company, you need to have a talent management system that produces leaders.

In Leaders Ready Now: Accelerating Growth in a Faster World, authors Matthew Paese, Ph.D., Audrey B. Smith, Ph.D., and William C. Byham, Ph.D. share their collective wisdom about talent and leadership. All three authors are employed by DDI helping organizations grow their own leaders.

I recently spoke with Matt about the new book and the extensive research on talent and growing leaders in organizations.

Managing Talent in Your Organization

What’s working and not working with today’s talent management systems?

What’s working is that we know how to build processes, tools, and technology to help leaders learn.

What’s not working is that all this “stuff” fails to generate the energy that fuels real growth.  In fact, more often than not, the initiatives that are put in place to accelerate the growth of talent drain energy instead of creating it.

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