Learn the Five Attributes of Great Leaders via Together@WebEx

May 19, 2011 - 1 Comment

Together@WebEx is a terrific resource with on-demand WebEx recordings from a host of leaders and trainers focusing on a number of topics.

Today, we are focusing on leadership. The webinars below are free and accessible at any time so you can listen to them at your convenience. You do not need a WebEx account to view these recordings.

Watch How to be a Great Leader: Five Key Attributes
Most organizations have enjoyed lower turnover over the last several quarters, yet retention is still top of mind as the economic recovery continues. “Great leaders keep great people” is an easy idea to agree on, but how to identify and develop great leaders is a difficult question to answer. The discussion includes five specific attributes that differentiate great leaders from the rest: self-awareness, bravery, kindness, innovation and inspiration.

Watch The Relevance Gap: Why Excellence Isn’t Enough
By zeroing in on what matters most to customers, you can make your organization more relevant. Put another way, we become excellent by focusing on customer pain points. But we become relevant by moving from customer frustrations to their aspirations. Bestselling author and Cisco executive Inder Sidhu contrasts the failures of the U.S. military with the success of banking giant HSBC.

Many organizations don’t fully grasp the need to pursue both excellence and relevance simultaneously. To them, the foundation for success lies in excellence, whether delivered through engineering brilliance, price breakthroughs, or other advances. But these achievements are only the first steps toward greatness. Companies must also be relevant, offering products or services that help customers achieve their own goals.

Watch Leadership Development in the 2020 Workplace
Five major trends will affect the workplace of the future: globalization, changing population demographics, mobile technologies, social innovation and the rise of the knowledge economy. The best companies are already preparing their strategies to win the quest for top talent. The 2020 workplace will be defined by acute vision — 20/20 vision — with regard to how they develop their employees through both formal learning, as well as creating a continuous learning environment. Speaker Jeanne Meister is co-author of The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop and Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today.

Watch Surviving and Thriving in a Globalized World
Your business is radically changing: In 1990, only one-third of S&P 500 revenue came from outside the United States; today it is half. By 2025, more than two-thirds of revenue will be international. During the past 40 years, developed countries’ economic dependencies on the rest of the world have shifted to sales and consumption. Ninety-five percent of the world’s consumers live outside the U.S., causing businesses to place a premium on globally savvy employees. While globalization yields significant challenges, it also offers potential for incredible reward. Leaders must position their organizations to leverage these opportunities. Expecting to hire foreign-born talent is unrealistic, especially in light of the current reverse brain drain. Are you ready?

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  1. Thanks for mention of the book, The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop & Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today.
    Leaders need new skills five ones:
    Digital Media
    Global Citizenship
    talent Maangement

    Learn more about us at http://www.futureworkplace.com
    Jeanne Meister
    Co-author, The 2020 Workplace