To Develop Others, Start With Yourself

Goldsmith, Marshall
May 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;May2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p6
The article focuses on developing leaders in businesses. Based on a research by Marc Effron of Hewitt Associates on top 20 companies for leaders, one of the best ways top executives can enhance their leaders is by improving themselves. The author cites chief executive officer (CEO) Kent Kresa of Northtrop Grumman as one of the examples who created an environment wherein other leaders were working to develop him.


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