Think about a leader you were the most (or least) inspired by in your life. Can you pinpoint what it is that made the lasting impression on you? To take things a step further, it may be inter- esting to reflect on what experiences
most shaped them as a leader.
I am referring to the combination of mentoring,
coaching/feedback, and structured development experiences they might have had access to (or not) as
part of their own development journey.
In this article, we explore the je ne sais quoi of
standout leadership development programs - and why
most programs unwittingly fall short of cultivating
the seeds of extraordinary leadership.
At Trium, we are privileged to work with leaders
at all levels. Some of our clients are dominant mar-
ket leaders striving to maintain their edge. Others
are disruptive, hyper-scaling companies for whom
strong leaders are a lynchpin for continued growth
and success. In all cases, our leadership develop-
ment efforts are vital for organizations working hard
to evolve and stay relevant.
And it seems we’re not alone in this work. Corporations are spending massively to keep leaders engaged and assist them in getting more done by helping individuals both extend their own capabilities,
as well as work more effectively with others.
The latest estimates show the leadership development market as the fastest growing segment in the
training world over the last 10 years, with an estimated annual spend of more than $3.5 billion by the
close of 2019.
Many of these training programs hone in on skills
The Key to a Successful Program Isn’t What You Think
B Y MONICA CHI