Leading the Way
IN THIS SUMMARY
In the past, there has been little real research to show that leadership development has resulted in positive, long-term success. Now studies are showing that leaders can change, but aren’t necessarily doing so. Leadership principles may be simple to understand but difficult to execute. Thus, Leading the Way provides clear direction to organizations wanting to increase the quality and depth of their leaders.
What makes the difference in companies that produce great leaders? What differentiates one company from another? Leading the Way focuses on “three leadership truths” from the top companies for leaders, truths that lay the foundation for sustaining a continuous pathway of great leaders.
According to authors Robert Gandossy and Marc Effron, leadership practices can be grouped into three “truths”:
- CEOs and boards at top companies provide leadership and inspiration.
- Top companies have a maniacal focus on the best talent.
- Top companies put into place the right programs, done right.