The business world evolves and changes constantly. For a business to survive today, it needs effective leadership; to flourish, it must have
creative, innovative leaders at every level. The qualities of leadership are no longer a 'bonus,' nice when you find someone who has them.
They are the qualities that are necessary in every employee if your business is to advance in the complicated, competitive economy of the
Your organization cannot depend on hiring leaders. You must develop them, and you need a complete, integrated process to do so. Too
often leadership development focuses on one skill, attribute or facet of leadership, believing that developing a single quality will work.
Trying to develop leaders this way is like trying to become a professional golfer by only practicing your putting. The best golfers are total
golfers—they excel at driving, approach shots, sand shots, pitching, chipping and putting. They also must possess the confidence and
mental strength to perform in the heat of competition.
The same is true for leaders. The best leaders, Total Leaders, excel at all parts and facets of leadership.
The Total Leader Concept identifies four critically important areas that an individual must master to become an effective leader. This means leadesrship must be developed in every employee! This is the very foundation of our Total Leader Concept. The Total Leader Concept is based on two vital principles:
- The first principle is that for organizations to succeed in the 21st century, they must develop leaders throughout the total organization.
- The second principle is that for leadership development to be effective, it must utilize a complete, integrated, total leadership development process.
The best leaders, Total Leaders, excel at all parts and facets of leadership.
The Total Leader Concept identifies 4 critically important areas that a person must master to become a Total Leader:
- Personal Productivity
- Personal Leadership
- Motivational Leadership
- Strategic Leadership
As you can see, the Total Leader Concept is a thorough, comprehensive, complete, whole leadership development process. It literally develops people into Total Leaders! It’s difficult to imagine that a top leader in an organization could really be effective if they were missing one or more of these key components. Many leaders today are frustrated because they haven’t had the opportunity to develop all four areas.