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  • 1. Seven Strategic Questions for Talent Development and One Tactical Question Copyright © 2009, Greenfield Development Group Virtual Tea Party Friday: August 28, 2009 4pm EDT – 3pm CDT – 2pm MDT – 1pm PDT www.gdg-earth.com
  • 2. Your VTP Host: Glenn McKee, SPHR
    • Email: [email_address]
    • Office:
    • +1 253 272 3636
    • Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/in/GlennMcKee
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 3. Agenda
    • Virtual introduction with option of social or B2B networking
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 4. Agenda
    • Virtual introduction with option of social or B2B networking
    • Review of relevant leadership practices:
      • Seven Strategic Questions for Talent Development and One Tactical Question
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 5. Agenda
    • Virtual introduction with option of social or B2B networking
    • Review of relevant leadership practices:
      • Seven Strategic Questions for Talent Development and One Tactical Question
    • Highlight one of 36 distinct skills of leadership
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 6. Agenda
    • Virtual introduction with option of social or B2B networking
    • Review of relevant leadership practices:
      • Seven Strategic Questions for Talent Development and One Tactical Question
    • Highlight one of 36 distinct skills of leadership
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 7. Social and BTB Networking
    • Blog: http://www.gdg-earth.com/blog
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 8. Social and BTB Networking
    • Blog: http://www.gdg-earth.com/blog
    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/gdgearth
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 9. Social and BTB Networking
    • Blog: http://www.gdg-earth.com/blog
    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/gdgearth
    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/virtualteaparty
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 10. Social and BTB Networking
    • Blog: http://www.gdg-earth.com/blog
    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/gdgearth
    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/virtualteaparty
    • Facebook: Greenfield Development Group
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 11. About Us
    • Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges!
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 12. About Us
    • Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges!
    • We are a talent development firm specializing in three types of services:
      • Executive Coaching
      • Leadership Training
      • Small Group Facilitation (e.g. Team Building, Succession Planning, etc.)
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 13. Agenda
    • Virtual introduction with option of social or B2B networking
    • Review of relevant leadership practices:
      • Seven Strategic Questions for Talent Development and One Tactical Question
    • Highlight one of 36 distinct skills of leadership
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 14. Pursue Three Benefits
    • Arm yourself with a strategic thinking platform for building greater talent development strategy execution.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 15. Pursue Three Benefits
    • Arm yourself with a strategic thinking platform for building greater talent development strategy execution.
    • Push yourself to take immediate action for getting updated talent development objectives underway.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 16. Pursue Three Benefits
    • Arm yourself with a strategic thinking platform for building greater talent development strategy execution.
    • Push yourself to take immediate action for getting updated talent development objectives underway.
    • Carve out an intentional amount of your loaded day to focus on strategic thinking as a singular skill.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 17. Pursue Three Benefits
    • Arm yourself with a strategic thinking platform for building greater talent development strategy execution.
    • Push yourself to take immediate action for getting updated talent development objectives underway.
    • Carve out an intentional amount of your loaded day to focus on strategic thinking as a singular skill.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 18. Put on your strategic thinking cap Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 19. Put on your strategic thinking cap Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 20. Put on your strategic thinking cap Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 21. Preview of seven questions: How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 22. Preview of seven questions: How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 23. Preview of seven questions: How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 24. Preview of seven questions: How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 25. Preview of seven questions: How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    • Improve retention rates?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 26. Preview of seven questions: How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    • Improve retention rates?
    • Build career paths for people?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 27. Preview of seven questions: How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    • Improve retention rates?
    • Build career paths for people?
    • Identify “replacement” needs of key positions?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 28. Models
    • The Leadership Pipeline
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 29. Models
    • The Leadership Pipeline
    • Tactical Skills: Levels 1 – 2
    • Level 1 – Supervisors and Team Leaders
    • Level 2 – Functional Managers
    • These are tactical skills (e.g. delegating, coaching, team building, etc.)
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 30. Models
    • The Leadership Pipeline
    • Strategic Skills: Levels 3 - 4
    • Level 3 – Strategy Leaders
    • Level 4 – Enterprise Leaders
    • These are strategic skills (e.g. facilitating innovation, mediating values differences, strategy execution, visioning, etc.)
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 31. Strategic versus Tactical – Skills
    • Recognize difference in the kinds of skills that different leaders in the organization must develop and practice.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 32. Strategic versus Tactical – Skills
    • Recognize difference in the kinds of skills that different leaders in the organization must develop and practice.
    • Again, team leaders and functional managers must have tactical leadership skills as they work directly with employees. 
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 33. Strategic versus Tactical – Skills
    • Recognize difference in the kinds of skills that different leaders in the organization must develop and practice.
    • Again, team leaders and functional managers must have tactical leadership skills as they work directly with employees. 
    • Strategy and enterprise leaders - must have more strategic skills as they work broadly across the organization.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 34. Strategic versus Tactical – Views of Talent Development
    • With this same perspective, there are different views of talent development.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 35. Strategic versus Tactical – Views of Talent Development
    • With this same perspective, there are different views of talent development.
    • Some views are broader as leaders build a solid strategy for developing leadership bench strength. 
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 36. Strategic versus Tactical – Views of Talent Development
    • With this same perspective, there are different views of talent development.
    • Some views are broader as leaders build a solid strategy for developing leadership bench strength. 
    • Other approaches, although clearly necessary, are more tactical or functional.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 37. Strategic versus Tactical – Sample Two Questions
    • To what extent does our organization need to provide increased opportunities for our high potential (HIPO) leaders?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 38. Strategic versus Tactical – Sample Two Questions
    • To what extent does our organization need to provide increased opportunities for our high potential (HIPO) leaders?
    • Which of our current leaders could best assume responsibilities for branding our new product via social media?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 39. Strategic versus Tactical – Sample Two Questions
    • To what extent does our organization need to provide increased opportunities for our high potential (HIPO) leaders? Strategic
    • Which of our current leaders could best assume responsibilities for branding our new product via social media? Tactical
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 40. Pursue Three Benefits
    • Arm yourself with a strategic thinking platform for building greater talent development strategy execution.
    • Push yourself to take immediate action for getting updated talent development objectives underway.
    • Carve out an intentional amount of your loaded day to focus on strategic thinking as a singular skill.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 41. Keep your strategic thinking cap on… Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 42. Seven Strategic Questions – How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    • Improve retention rates?
    • Build career paths for people?
    • Identify “replacement” needs of key positions?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 43. Seven Strategic Questions – How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    • Improve retention rates?
    • Build career paths for people?
    • Identify “replacement” needs of key positions?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 44. The 9 Grid Talent Matrix Achieves Achieves with Distinction Inconsistently Achieves Performance Lower Performing Higher Performing Potential Lower Potential Higher Potential Plateaued Growth Potential Highest Potential
  • 45. HIPOs The 9 Grid Talent Matrix Achieves Achieves with Distinction Inconsistently Achieves Performance Lower Performing Higher Performing Potential Lower Potential Higher Potential Plateaued Growth Potential Highest Potential
  • 46. Seven Strategic Questions – How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Learn more from blog: www.gdg-earth.com/blog
    • Click on Virtual Tea Parties, Then Click:
      • Developing Talent – The 9 Grid Matrix
      • Are you feeding your HIPOs?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 47. Seven Strategic Questions – How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    • Improve retention rates?
    • Build career paths for people?
    • Identify “replacement” needs of key positions?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 48. Increase talent pool
    • Do you honestly assess three kinds of performers?
      • Top 20%
      • Middle 70%
      • Bottom 10%
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 49. Increase talent pool
    • Do you honestly assess three kinds of performers?
      • Top 20%
      • Middle 70%
      • Bottom 10%
    • Or do you tend to view performers more like..
      • Few at top
      • 90% are average
      • One, maybe two are near bottom
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 50. Increase talent pool
    • Regardless, what pools must be developed?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 51. Increase talent pool
    • Regardless, what pools must be developed?
    • Or, do you need to develop specific talent pools by category?
      • Sales
      • Technology
      • Customer Service
      • Leadership
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 52. Seven Strategic Questions – How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    • Improve retention rates?
    • Build career paths for people?
    • Identify “replacement” needs of key positions?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 53. Advancement of Diverse Groups
    • Consider three organizational challenges
    • Disabled
      • ADAAA effective Jan, 2009
      • Broadened scope of those who are disabled
      • Perhaps an organization needs to broaden talent development tactics to recruit and/or promote disabled
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 54. Advancement of Diverse Groups
    • Consider three organizational challenges
    • Women
      • An organization discovers there are plenty of females in customer service roles but an insufficient number in technology positions
      • The potential for disparate impact (not disparate treatment) is problematic
      • Talent development requires different tactics to adjust this strategy
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 55. Advancement of Diverse Groups
    • Consider three organizational challenges
    • Over 40
      • Technology, e-commerce, social media and global economy create substantial learning curves
      • Are there people over 40 at risk of “skill obsolesce”?
      • Does the organization invest in greater talent development or more substantial legal counsel, both?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 56. Seven Strategic Questions – How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    • Improve retention rates?
    • Build career paths for people?
    • Identify “replacement” needs of key positions?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 57. Improve employee morale
    • Plenty of reasons morale may be problematic
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 58. Improve employee morale
    • Plenty of reasons morale may be problematic
    • Millennials are looking for advancement
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 59. Improve employee morale
    • Plenty of reasons morale may be problematic
    • Millennials are looking for advancement
    • Boomers often want to make contributions
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 60. Improve employee morale
    • Plenty of reasons morale may be problematic
    • Millennials are looking for advancement
    • Boomers often want to make contributions
    • HIPOs won’t tolerate mediocrity
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 61. Improve employee morale
    • Plenty of reasons morale may be problematic
    • Millennials are looking for advancement
    • Boomers often want to make contributions
    • HIPOs won’t tolerate mediocrity
    • Supervisors and managers may not have skills for motivating and engaging people
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 62. Improve employee morale
    • Plenty of reasons morale may be problematic
    • Millennials are looking for advancement
    • Boomers often want to make contributions
    • HIPOs won’t tolerate mediocrity
    • Supervisors and managers may not have skills for motivating and engaging people
    • Strategy and enterprise leaders may not have skills for shaping human side of business
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 63. Seven Strategic Questions – How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    • Improve retention rates?
    • Build career paths for people?
    • Identify “replacement” needs of key positions?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 64. Improve retention rates
    • Find the parallels between
      • Morale
      • HIPOs
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 65. Improve retention rates
    • Find the parallels between
      • Morale
      • HIPOs
    • Find the distinctions
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 66. Improve retention rates
    • Find the parallels between
      • Morale
      • HIPOs
    • Find the distinctions
    • CASE STUDY: Become the organization that is so focused on talent and/or leadership development that employees seldom leave because this career benefit is so substantial.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 67. Seven Strategic Questions – How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    • Improve retention rates?
    • Build career paths for people?
    • Identify “replacement” needs of key positions?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 68. Build career paths
    • Within function?
    • Across function?
    • What certification – either internally or externally?
    • Find best practices of completely different organizations for career paths (e.g. liberal arts colleges who offer traditional degrees plus one of a kind specializations)
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 69. Seven Strategic Questions – How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups?
    • Improve employee morale?
    • Improve retention rates?
    • Build career paths for people?
    • Identify “replacement” needs of key positions?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 70. Succession Planning versus Replacement Planning
    • “ Traditionally, succession planning is equated with replacement planning. Most jobs change to keep pace with ongoing changes in markets, products, business structures, and leadership requirements.
          • Charan, Drotter & Noel—Authors of The Leadership Pipeline
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 71. Succession Planning versus Replacement Planning
    • “ Traditionally, succession planning is equated with replacement planning. Most jobs change to keep pace with ongoing changes in markets, products, business structures, and leadership requirements.
    • Anyone attempting to designate a replacement now for a job that might open three years from today will be basing their decision on specifications that will be woefully out of date when the transition takes place.”
          • Charan, Drotter & Noel—Authors of The Leadership Pipeline
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 72. Replacement needs
    • Maybe your organization does need replacement planning !
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 73. Pursue Three Benefits
    • Arm yourself with a strategic thinking platform for building greater talent development strategy execution.
    • Push yourself to take immediate action for getting updated talent development objectives underway.
    • Carve out an intentional amount of your loaded day to focus on strategic thinking as a singular skill.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 74. Agenda
    • Virtual introduction with option of social or B2B networking
    • Review of relevant leadership practices:
      • Seven Strategic Questions for Talent Development and One Tactical Question
    • Highlight one of 36 distinct skills of leadership
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 75. One Tactical Question
    • How will you prioritize the seven strategic questions to meet the needs of your organization?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 76. Seven Strategic Questions – How will talent development…
    • Provide increased opportunities for high potential (HIPO) employees ?
    • Increase the talent pool of promotable employees?
    • Encourage the advancement of diverse groups ?
    • Improve employee morale ?
    • Improve retention rates?
    • Build career paths for people?
    • Identify “replacement” needs of key positions?
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 77. Re-prioritizing the questions
    • Original List
    • HIPO employees
    • Talent pool
    • Diverse groups
    • Morale
    • Retention
    • Career paths
    • Replacement
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 78. Re-prioritizing the questions
    • Original List
    • HIPO employees
    • Talent pool
    • Diverse groups
    • Morale
    • Retention
    • Career paths
    • Replacement
    • Revision #1
    • Replacement
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 79. Re-prioritizing the questions
    • Original List
    • HIPO employees
    • Talent pool
    • Diverse groups
    • Morale
    • Retention
    • Career paths
    • Replacement
    • Revision #1
    • Replacement
    • Career paths
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 80. Re-prioritizing the questions
    • Original List
    • HIPO employees
    • Talent pool
    • Diverse groups
    • Morale
    • Retention
    • Career paths
    • Replacement
    • Revision #1
    • Replacement
    • Career paths
    • Retention
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 81. Re-prioritizing the questions
    • Original List
    • HIPO employees
    • Talent pool
    • Diverse groups
    • Morale
    • Retention
    • Career paths
    • Replacement
    • Revision #1
    • Replacement
    • Career paths
    • Retention
    • Morale
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 82. Re-prioritizing the questions
    • Original List
    • HIPO employees
    • Talent pool
    • Diverse groups
    • Morale
    • Retention
    • Career paths
    • Replacement
    • Revision #1
    • Replacement
    • Career paths
    • Retention
    • Morale
    • Diverse groups
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 83. Re-prioritizing the questions
    • Original List
    • HIPO employees
    • Talent pool
    • Diverse groups
    • Morale
    • Retention
    • Career paths
    • Replacement
    • Revision #1
    • Replacement
    • Career paths
    • Retention
    • Morale
    • Diverse groups
    • Talent pool
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 84. Re-prioritizing the questions
    • Original List
    • HIPO employees
    • Talent pool
    • Diverse groups
    • Morale
    • Retention
    • Career paths
    • Replacement
    • Revision #1
    • Replacement
    • Career paths
    • Retention
    • Morale
    • Diverse groups
    • Talent pool
    • HIPO employees
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 85. Re-prioritizing the questions
    • Original List
    • HIPO employees
    • Talent pool
    • Diverse groups
    • Morale
    • Retention
    • Career paths
    • Replacement
    • Revision #2
    • HIPO employees
    • Talent pool
    • Replacement
    • Retention
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 86. Re-prioritizing the questions
    • Original List
    • HIPO employees
    • Talent pool
    • Diverse groups
    • Morale
    • Retention
    • Career paths
    • Replacement
    • Revision #3
    • Diverse groups
    • Morale
    • Retention
    • Replacement
    • Career paths
    • Talent pool
    • HIPOs
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 87. Pursue Three Benefits
    • Arm yourself with a strategic thinking platform for building greater talent development strategy execution.
    • Push yourself to take immediate action for getting updated talent development objectives underway.
    • Carve out an intentional amount of your loaded day to focus on strategic thinking as a singular skill.
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 88. Practical Application
    • Determine small group of people who will answer and prioritize the questions
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 89. Practical Application
    • Determine small group of people who will answer and prioritize the questions
    • Set a deadline for a final written document answering the questions
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 90. Practical Application
    • Determine small group of people who will answer and prioritize the questions
    • Set a deadline for a final written document answering the questions
    • Create strategy for talent development execution for the organization looking out three to five years
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 91. Agenda
    • Virtual introduction with option of social or B2B networking
    • Review of relevant leadership practices:
      • Seven Strategic Questions for Talent Development and One Tactical Question
    • Highlight one of 36 distinct skills of leadership
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 92. Skills for Strategy Leaders (Level 3)
    • Valuing Unlearned and/or Unfamiliar Knowledge
    • Creating Functional Strategy
    • Linking Functional Activities
    • Establishing Functional Priorities
    • Facilitating Innovation
    • Clarifying Expectations from Next Level Up
    • Networking
    • Mediating Values Differences
    • Rewarding Success
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 93. Skills for Strategy Leaders (Level 3)
    • Valuing Unlearned and/or Unfamiliar Knowledge
    • Creating Functional Strategy
    • Linking Functional Activities
    • Establishing Functional Priorities
    • Facilitating Innovation
    • Clarifying Expectations from Next Level Up
    • Networking
    • Mediating Values Differences
    • Rewarding Success
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 94. Valuing Unlearned and/or Unfamiliar Knowledge
    • Consider an HR manager assigned or promoted to broader strategy leader role
    • Cannot become expert at information, marketing, sales and engineering
    • Plus must let go of some things learned
    • Plus must learn to rely upon functional expertise of others, yet be expert enough to lead
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM
  • 95. Let’s Get Back to Work!
    • Blog: http://www.gdg-earth.com/blog
    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/gdgearth
    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/virtualteaparty
    • Facebook: Greenfield Development Group
    Strategic and tactical leadership skills - sharpen both edges! TM