12 May '13, 5pm

Improving Leadership Skills for a Better Career

Improving Leadership Skills for a Better Career

In the EBNonline webinar last week, Gerry Fay , chief global logistics and operations officer at Avnet, clearly demonstrated the need for leadership skills for company growth. With the difficulty companies currently express in finding talent, all of us need to understand why and how we must continue to improve our leadership skills, no matter what our age, rank, or serial number. Are Your Leadership Skills Showing? Moving into leadership without the maturity and actual on-the-job experience can lead to failure. Statistics Here are some numbers Fay shared: In 1990, the median age of people in director level positions were age 42, but in 2010, the median age was 34. He also stated that 30 percent to 50 percent of new managers "fail or derail." What does that mean for us? He explained that leadership comes with experience. Moving into leadership without the maturity and actua...

Full article: http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?section_id=3025&doc_i...

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