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Academy Leadership

  1. 1. LACK OF LEADERSHIP IS DESTROYING COMPANIES AND CAREERS<br />
  2. 2. Executives are just trying to make ends meet<br />2<br />Only 30% of businesses survive and only 10% of these businesses actually grow<br />This means, 90% of all businesses become stagnant<br />Executives find themselves caught up in day to day activities just trying to make a profit<br />Source: Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration adapted from the Bureau of the Census 2002 Economic Survey<br />© Academy Leadership LLC - 2009<br />
  3. 3. Increased productivity is more important than ever, however employee’s say…<br />3<br /><ul><li>67% do not identify or feel motivated to achieve their employer’s business goals and objectives
  4. 4. 40% feel disconnected from their employers
  5. 5. 25% are just “showing up to collect a paycheck”</li></ul>Source: Survey by the Conference Board: US Job Satisfaction Keeps Falling 2007<br />
  6. 6. Why aren’t leaders living up to their full potential?<br />4<br />© Academy Leadership LLC - 2009<br /><ul><li>83% aren’t held accountable for management behavior
  7. 7. 77% aren’t clear about the critical expectations of their role
  8. 8. 60% don’t believe they get executive level support
  9. 9. 55% aren’t recognized and rewarded for their “leadership work”
  10. 10. 50% don’t believe they’re provided with the necessary skills to be successful in their new role </li></ul>Source: Transitioning to a higher contributing role, Emerge Leadership Group<br />
  11. 11. Technology does not develop organizations<br />5<br />However, too many fail to recognize technology isn’t the answer to greatness<br />In 84 interviews across 11 companies who made the leap from mediocrity to greatness…<br /><ul><li>80% of the executives didn’t even mention technology as one of the top five factors in their companies’ revolution</li></ul>© Academy Leadership LLC - 2009<br />Source: “How great companies tame technology.” Jim Collins, 2002<br />
  12. 12. Lack of leadership development results in…<br />6<br /><ul><li>Employees and executives discontent at work
  13. 13. Feelings of failure and dissatisfaction
  14. 14. Decreased productivity and profitability
  15. 15. Increased conflict
  16. 16. Morale sinks</li></ul>© Academy Leadership LLC - 2009<br />
  17. 17. Managers must develop into leaders<br />“Those who build great companies understand that the ultimate throttle on growth for any great company is not markets, or technology, or competition, or products. It is one thing above all others: the ability to get and keep enough of the right people.”<br />- Jim Collins<br />Source: Good to Great quotation Jim Collins<br />© Academy Leadership LLC - 2009<br />7<br />
  18. 18. Focus increases leadership effectiveness<br />Managers can increase overall leadership effectiveness 50-60% by focusing on developing their employees and communication competencies<br />This focus increases productivity and reduces tension within the workplace while increasing communication<br />Source: [SwTI News] Leadership Development Program for Managers & Supervisors, Mary Jo Huard of Southwest Training Institute <br />© Academy Leadership LLC - 2009<br />8<br />
  19. 19. Effective Leader Traits<br />© Academy Leadership LLC - 2009<br />9<br />
  20. 20. Recognize who the right partner is<br />10<br />Growth is vital in a companies success<br />A company can either…<br />hire ineffective consultants’ whose full-time focus is on technologies, and feel it will give the understanding needed to make the right decisions in today&apos;s relentlessly competitive business environment <br />Or…<br />Employ experts that can implement effective leadership tools so the organization can achieve maximum goals and results<br />© Academy Leadership LLC - 2009<br />
  21. 21. A Word from Our Sponsor<br />11<br />© Academy Leadership LLC - 2009<br />

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