Purposeful Talent Development: Assess your leadership development program

Examine your current practices and try out suggested next steps.

Before you add salt to a soup you’re about to eat, it’s a good idea to taste it. Before you treat an illness, it’s a good idea to seek a diagnosis that considers all symptoms. Similarly, it’s a good idea to assess the state of your organization’s leadership development program before you take action to improve aspects of it.

By considering and responding yes or no to the leadership development best practices statements below, you’ll be able to identify strengths and weaknesses in your organization’s current efforts, plus:

  • reflect on plans that could strengthen leadership development within your organization, from front-line leaders to executives that guide organizational needs
  • consider steps that would help build a more inclusive environment


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