This is part 4 of the 3×5 Leader Development Handbook. I encourage you to start with the introduction here if you have not yet.
John Maxwell states that, “everything rises and falls on leadership.”
Jocko Willink claims that, “the most important element on the battlefield is leadership.”
GEN (Ret.) David Perkins asserts that in every organization he has seen in his 38-year career, the one “essential sauce” that was needed for success was leadership.
If success on the battlefield, in the workplace, and in our lives comes down to leadership, how are we deliberately developing others and ourselves to become better leaders? How are we impacting the 2nd and 3rd generations of leaders in our organization? Developing our people to become better leaders is far too important to merely resort to passive means or to leave it as an afterthought. We must implement a defined leader development process. Continue reading → How Are We Actually Developing Leaders?