How The Best Leaders Develop Leaders Within Their Organization

Great leaders understand that developing leaders within their organization is essential for long-term success. As an executive leadership coach who has worked with countless leaders, I’ve observed several best practices that distinguish highly effective employee learning and development programs:

Real-life Application to Your Goals: Rather than one-off training, successful development initiatives are ongoing with follow-up to integrate learning into daily work. Inspiration from books and workshops gains profound meaning when teams discuss applying these insights to company challenges.

A Unified Approach: When all share values and a common framework, alignment boosts collaboration and problem-solving. A shared language helps teams realign when communication falters.

Outside Perspectives: Engaging with individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences outside the organization can be a game-changer. It exposes employees to fresh ways of thinking and provides new, unbiased perspectives that challenge the status quo. External perspectives, unencumbered by institutional knowledge, often offer objective viewpoints on complex issues.

Applies to All Levels of Leadership: Leaders recognize innovation can emerge from any level. Tailored development initiatives, reflecting employees’ roles, enhance retention and foster a culture of personalized learning.

Coaches with Proven Business Acumen: Effective coaches have a strong track record in the business world. They understand how to translate the CEO’s goals into a comprehensive learning and development program. Whether it’s high-potential leaders, middle managers, or senior executives, a coach will ensure that leaders at every level possess the skills and competencies needed for success.

Exceptional leaders recognize that without well-equipped employees possessing the right skills and competencies, even the most brilliant strategies can fail. They invest in their people, leading to better teamwork, improved collaboration, and enhanced decision-making.

Lead From Within: As leaders, our commitment to developing leaders within our organization is the cornerstone of a thriving and evolving workplace.


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After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.

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Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world. Her extensive cross-cultural expertise spans 14 countries, six languages and hundreds of companies. As founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world.

Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR,, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.

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