Duration: 1 hour
Price: Free

Despite overwhelming evidence that learning from experience is the number one way that leaders develop (the “70” in the 70-20-10 model), experience-driven leader development receives considerably less attention and organizational resources compared to formal training and coaching. How can organizations rectify this imbalance to better harness the power of job experiences for leader development?

Drawing on organizational cases in the new book, Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent, Cynthia McCauley will share strategies and tactics leadership development professionals are using to put experience at the heart of leader development.

In this session, you will learn strategies for:

  • getting more employees into the right stretch experiences
  • ensuring that leaders maximize their learning from each experience
  • building on-the-job development into talent management systems
  • influencing organizational culture in ways that enable rather than inhibit experience-driven learning

Target Audience: Leadership development and talent management professionals

About The Presenter

Cindy McCauley is a Senior Fellow in the Research, Innovation, and Product Development group at CCL. She designs and manages research projects, serves as a subject matter expert on product development teams, writes for multiple audiences, coaches action learning teams, and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences.

Cindy received a B.A. in psychology from King College and a Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology from the University of Georgia.

Cindy has written numerous articles and book chapters for scholars, HR professionals, and practicing managers. One of her most popular publications, Developmental Assignments: Creating Learning Experiences Without Changing Jobs, was featured on CNN.com and in Harvard Management Update. She was also invited to write the introductory chapter for The ASTD Leadership Handbook.

Cindy is active in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the Academy of Management. In 2003 she was elected as Fellow in SIOP and in the American Psychological Association.

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