Attracting skilled leaders to your organization can prepare you for future growth, but how do you attract skilled leaders to your organization? Attracting skilled leaders to your organization begins by:

  1. Develop a Culture of Innovation. Encourage contributions from your teams, be open to new ideas, and foster a collaborative atmosphere. Follow the lead of Thomas Reuters in making innovation mission critical in order to attract skilled leaders to your organization.

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  1. Promote Diversity of thought and Open Communication in the Workplace. Diversity in the workplace means more than just opening opportunities to minorities. It’s about welcoming differing perspectives, cultures, and personalities as a way to strengthen teams. Leaders and those with the promise of becoming skilled leaders thrive in an environment where everyone has a voice.

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  1. Create a leadership strategy. Developing a leadership strategy in which you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your existing team can help you adjust your approach to talent development.
  1. Nurture Internal Talent. If you are creating a culture of innovation and promoting diversity in the workplace, then one of the best places to find leaders is within your own organization. The people on your teams who have thrived in your culture are often the best ones to perpetuate it.

Organizations depend on strong, visionary leaders to guide them through the tumultuous moments their businesses must face, but success requires the ability to be flexible, adaptable and capable of creating teams that help the organization to continue to thrive. How will you use these guidelines to attract skilled leaders to your organization? What other methods can be implemented to attract skilled leaders?

As the CEO & Founder of East Tenth Group, Michelle leverages 25 years of business and experience as a strategic advisor and executive coach to help drive actionable people solutions and provide practical insights on business strategy to senior leaders. she and her team and are fiercely committed to the development and growth of people and companies because we believe that when people thrive, business thrives.

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