Vertical Development: A Critical Element To Building Highly Effective Leaders

September 5, 2017
Hosted by Maureen Metcalf

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We have talked extensively about the leadership skills required to handle the increasingly complex work challenges with an accelerating rate of change, interconnected workplaces across the globe and increasing pace of technology. A key question for companies who believe they need to develop leaders to remain competitive is what is required beyond what we are already doing? We explore: 1.What is vertical development? 2.Why does it matter? 3.How does it relate to leader 2050? 4.Can you explain the process? 5.Can you give some examples of specific tactics? 6.What can companies do to leverage this as part of a comprehensive leadership development program? Mike and Maureen explore how vertical development is required to build the mindset and competencies leaders require to navigate this complexity and create long term thriving enterprises.

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Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Maureen is the Founder and CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute, a renowned executive advisor focused on making the world better through leadership! She helps clients strengthen their leadership talent pool so that leadership itself becomes one of your strategic advantages to co-create a thriving future.

Maureen brings 30 years of business experience to provide high-impact, practical solutions that support her clients' leadership development and organizational transformations. She is recognized as an innovative, principled thought leader who combines intellectual rigor and discipline with an ability to translate theory into practice in all her work. Her operational focus is coupled with a strategic ability to analyze, develop and implement successful strategies for profitability, growth and sustainability.

Maureen is the author of an international award-winning book series on Innovative leadership, including the Innovative Leaders Guide to Transforming Organizations, winner of a 2014 International Book Award and a regular contributor to Forbes.

As a board member/chair, Maureen has led multiple organizations through difficult transitions and is open to for-profit board opportunities. Before founding the Innovative Leadership Institute, she led consulting engagements for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture across a broad range of industries, contributing to successful organizational transformation.

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