Leadership Classics

Shelton, Ken
April 2010
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Apr2010, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p2
The author reflects on the development of leadership development (LD), noting how it has moved from a normal corporate procedure to an entire industry on its own. He questions the validity of some of these programs and suggests that unless they focus on personal development and greater productivity, they are no better than passing fads. He suggests that true leadership skills stem from the ability to tap into one's personal reserves of power. He concludes that self development is a lifelong process which takes personal commitment and dedication.


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