development

John Baldoni on Developing a More Effective Leader

Leadership Guide for Any Situation

November 16, 2012 / Podcast # 12-23

John Baldoni

John Baldoni joins us on Edgewise to discuss his latest book entitled “The Leader’s Pocket Guide: 101 Indispensible Tools, Tips, Techniques For Any Situation.” The book teaches you how to become a more effective leader by focusing on developing yourself, colleagues, and the organization. John explains the importance of critical thinking, self selection and presence when connecting with your colleagues and shares the mantras he uses to influence others: competence, credibility, and confidence.

John Baldoni is an internationally recognized thought leader in leadership and communications as well as a popular leadership speaker, executive coach and executive educator. John delivers tactical and practical advice to help executives lead and manage more effectively. As president of Baldoni Consulting, an executive coaching and leadership development firm, John teaches men and women to achieve positive results by focusing on communication, influence, motivation and supervision.

For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars:
*Leadership and Team Development for Managerial Success
*Stepping Up to Leadership: A Course for Administrative Professionals
*AMA’s Advanced Executive Leadership Program
To learn more, read these AMACOM Books:
*Preparing for Leadership, by Donna J. Dennis, Ph.D., Debbie Meola
*
The Leadership Advantage
, by Robert M. Fulmer, Jared L. Bleak
*The Leadership Training Activity Book, by Lois B. Hart, Ed.D., Charlotte S. Waisman, Ph.D.

 

John Mattone on Creating a Sustainable Organization through Leadership Management and Development

Preserving You’re A-Team and Drive Breakthrough Results

October 19, 2012 / Podcast # 12-21

John Mattone

John Mattone, author of Talent Leadership: A Proven Method for Identifying and Developing High-Potential Employees, joins us on edgewise today to share the findings of his extensive research on talent management. He explains how organizations can mitigate their operating risk and drive breakthrough results. John provides insight on how major companies such as Microsoft, Nestle and Toyota have been successful with his model.

John Mattone is President of JohnMattonePartners, Inc. In 2011, John was named by The Thinkers50 as one of the fastest rising stars in the field of leadership development. Recently, he was named by Leadership Excellence magazine as one of the top leadership consultants, speakers and coaches in the world. John is recognized globally as an inspiring keynote speaker, prolific author, and highly sought-after executive coach. With over 30 years’ experience John has also been successful as an entrepreneur who has built two successful human capital consulting firms, and as an executive of a multi-million dollar leadership consulting firm.

For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars:
*Coaching and Counseling for Outstanding Job Performance
*Succession Planning: Developing Leaders from Within
*Critical Thinking Certification: How to Develop a Thought-Based Organization
To learn more, read these AMACOM Books:
*The AMA Guide to Management Development, by Daniel R. Tobin, Ph.D., Margaret Pettingell
*
Keeping the People Who Keep You in Business
, by Leigh Branham
*Strategic Staffing, by Thomas P. Bechet

 

Bill Conaty on Diversifying and Developing Your Skill Sets in an Ever-Changing Workplace

Attracting, Developing and Retaining World Class Talent

October 5, 2012 / Podcast # 12-20

Bill Conaty

Bill Conaty, former Senior VP of General Electric, sheds light on the qualities attributed to The Talent Masters , those individuals or companies who see talent development as a competitive edge and gave Bill the title for his book. In this episode of Edgewise, Bill explains that it is important to be able to learn and conform to change, offer the widest range of skills sets as possible, and seek out opportunities in lateral skill development over promotional moves. Listen and learn about the processes and assessment systems necessary to attract, develop, and retain world class talent.

Bill Conaty has served as senior vice president of human resources at General Electric (GE) for nearly 15 years, and knows a thing or two about assessing someone’s character. Under Conaty’s leadership, his department became a key asset for former CEO Jack Welch, one of the most admired executives in recent American business history.
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