If you think back to the most important lessons you’ve learned during your career, what are they? How did you learn them? Chances are, the most lasting and influential things you’ve learned have been when you have succeeded or failed in the face of a challenging and dynamic experience. Realizing that experience is the best […]
The purpose of this article is to make clear the sometimes vague concept of employee development. In it, I will describe why leaders should invest in the development of their employees, what specific actions they should take, and how they can best support their employees throughout the developmental process.
“I don’t know how relevant this is, but I think it portrays an important point about job challenges and stretching people too far. A long time ago, I was a flight instructor for small, single-engine float planes. The lesson plan for teaching people how to fly is very sequential…”