Thankfully, we’ve learned a few things from history – which is where leadership development programs come in.
Being a good leader is not a trait that’s spread out in the human population. It’s kind of like being a great soccer player or a good player. Some people have the natural talent to be a leader. Some people need a little push in the right direction. The problem with being suddenly handed the big chair is that, unless you’ve had previous experience, you might not know which of the two are you.
That is why most employers initiate leadership development programs for those who are in a management position. You might be confident enough in your leadership abilities but those higher-up have to make sure that you are doing the best that you can at the job. The following are two reasons why leadership development programs are good for you:
a) Better self-assessment – Most of the time we’re often blind to our own faults. A cursory self-examination will always come up with the r…
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