White Paper - Leadership Sustainability Playbook
Leadership: Developing individual leaders matters and building leadership capability matters even more. In this two-day “think tank” we will respond to three questions that will improve each participant’s ability to build stronger leaders and better leadership capability: 1. Why does leadership matter? We will discuss our latest round of studies about how investors consider quality of leadership as a factor in investment choices. We have completed a survey of several hundred investors and have led focus groups all over the world with different kinds of investors. We will ask participants to understand their company from an investor perspective and to build a strong case for investment for their company. 2. What is good leadership? We will review RBL’s six steps for building a leadership brand and then show the differences between how the top companies compare to everyone else in each step. We will use regional and global examples of top companies (based on the 2011 Top Companies for Leaders study conducted in partnership with RBL, Aon Hewitt, and Fortune.) 3. How do leaders ensure sustainability? Leaders are able to make things stick when they follow seven proven principles - simplicity, timeliness, accountability, resources, tracking, meliorate, and emotion. We will review ideas from our to be published book on leadership sustainability. The purpose of this workshop is to generate new and fresh ideas for these leadership concepts. As faculty we will both present our latest thinking and facilitate discussion among participants.