Effective learning and development programs empower people to gain new skills and cultivate new knowledge. It’s become well understood by “employers of choice” that employees are more likely to be engaged at work when their organisation proactively offers learning and development opportunities.
No debate in the world of corporate leadership is quite as passionate or widespread as the question of nature vs nurture - are leaders simply the product of good genes, or are they made by their experiences?
This discussion is showing no signs of slowing down, and for many the answer will lie somewhere in the middle, in part because it can be so hard to separate these two. However, recent research has been able to put a number on the contribution of experience: 69 per cent.
Experiences the leading indicator of leadership success