Your high-potential individual contributors thrive on exceeding expectations and tackling new challenges. For those who show leadership potential, it’s critical to provide training and learning opportunities to prepare them for future leadership roles in your organisation.
Boost engagement - High achievers need career development opportunities to stay engaged in their work.
Retain high performers - Employees are more likely to stay at a company they perceive as having invested in their career.
Create a leadership pool - Organisations that promote from within see increased employee retention and buy-in for management changes.
Demonstrate your values - Investing in exceptional employees, and giving them a path to the leadership team, helps everyone feel seen, heard, and valued.
It’s not surprising that 49% of new managers don’t feel prepared to succeed, since 60% don’t receive the right training for their new role. At Blanchard, our approach to leadership training for new managers builds on the time-tested principles from the best-selling book, The New One Minute Manager®, and introduces the mindset, core conversations, and communication skills first-time managers need to achieve success quickly, including how to: