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Why the research phase is important

Crafting a leadership strategy is like a doctor's prescription; it needs a holistic assessment, tailored to the organisation's vision and challenges.

Just like a doctor wouldn’t prescribe medication without a thorough examination, crafting a leadership development strategy requires a comprehensive assessment of the current state, organisational goals, and specific challenges to ensure a tailored and effective solution that aligns with the organisation’s vision and needs.

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After watching the video, take a moment to reflect on how many times someone has tried to solve a problem for you, without fully understanding it first. To avoid doing the same, what sort of probing questions could you plan to ask the leadership in your organisation?
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Designing and Implementing a Leadership Development Strategy

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