Great Leaders Are Great Learners: How to Develop Learning-Agile High Potentials

Great Leaders Are Great Learners: How to Develop Learning-Agile High Potentials

The need for learning agility is obvious. We live in a rapidly changing world, where businesses and even entire industries are routinely disrupted and upended. Organizations are wondering how to develop learning-agile high potentials to face these challenges, because adaptiveness and creative problem-solving are critical leadership skills they need for the future.

It’s no longer enough to perform well under the classic definitions of success and progress — leaders are now expected and required to experiment, embrace uncertainty, and generate new solutions.

Learning agility is the core component of your organization’s strategy for creating “future proof” leaders, because great leaders are great learners. You just need to identify and cultivate it.

Infographic: 4 Components of Learning Agility for High Potentials

This white paper will help you understand how to recognize your high-potential and high-professional talent and how to develop learning-agile high potentials. It provides specific guidance on how you can elevate and encourage this critical organizational talent you need for the future. You’ll also learn how to cultivate learning agility in yourself, your teams, and your entire organization.

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Download this white paper to learn how to identify high-potential talent and how to develop learning agility in your organization’s leaders — and in yourself.

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March 15, 2019
About the Author(s)
George Hallenbeck
As Global Content Lead – Consultative Solutions, George Hallenbeck oversees the creation of research-based content for our program and product solutions. He’s a recognized expert in the area of learning agility and has been engaged in research, product development, and client activities related to the topic for over 15 years. George has authored or co-authored 8 books, including Compass: Your Guide for Leadership Development and Coaching and Learning Agility: Unlock the Lessons of Experience. He holds a BA in Psychology from Colby College and a MS and PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Colorado State University.

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