Are Your Future Leaders Hiding in Plain Sight?
By Laura Francis
Published in ATD
November 20, 2018
Could reverse mentoring and group mentoring help you uncover potential leaders who already work at your organization? This ATD article from Laura Francis shows how mentoring can help you find leaders who are hiding in plain sight.
Article Sneak Peek:
In DDI’s Global Leadership Forecast 2018 report, researchers describe some of the top challenges CEOs say they face right now when developing leaders. At the top of their list is developing next-generation leaders, with 64 percent of CEOs reporting this as a concern, followed by failure to attract and retain top talent, a top challenge identified by 60 percent of respondents.
This scarcity of talent in the leadership pipeline can impact organizations’ ability to fight off competitors, grow their business, build new products, improve upon existing products, serve their customers, create a more diverse workplace, and so much more. Without a clear plan in place for who could be future leaders, many organizations may find themselves in an untenable situation.
But what if future leaders are hiding in plain sight in organizations?
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