Wwj. 82 - "What is followership excellence? Developing training for followership excellence." with Manfred Gollent, Cecile Gerwel Proches and Yuen Yen Tsai
Much focus has been placed on leadership development in past years, with the emphasis being on designing training programmes to develop the leadership skills and capabilities of those in formal leadership positions or those aspiring to “climb the ladder”. Leadership training programmes tend to be highly commoditized. We do however need to ensure that all those in the system are developed to be empowered to effectively contribute to the organisational goals and objectives. This is where followership, the other side of the leadership coin, comes in. Where does one find training for followers though? Join us for an interactive session as we shift our attention to developing followership excellence and unpacking what effective followership entails. Let us get together to co-create a training programme for followership excellence.
Wednesday Web Jam no. 81 - “Leading Conversations with Teams” with Andy Polaine
Covid lockdowns have taught us a lot about a small group of people being with each other all day, every day. This session explores what we might learn from these experiences when setting up and leading teams for success.
Many in-house design professionals have a choice: work solely in an innovation hub or play an additional role in scaling design capabilities within their organization. If designers focus on the former, how will they get better projects and collaborators from their organization? And if designers participate in the latter, how will they navigate their organization to ensure capabilities truly take root?
This session will discuss how teams can attract better internal projects and how to transfer essential capabilities, with a particular focus on co-creating and measuring successful outcomes.