Developing your team

From the course: Leadership Foundations (2013)

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  • Course details

    Do you want to cultivate leadership traits that will help you inspire your team, successfully manage change and conflict, and better serve the needs of your organization? In this course, leadership consultant and Director of Learning and Development Britt Andreatta explains what real leadership is, how to assess your strengths, and ways to cultivate the traits the best leaders employ to make their organizations strong and innovative. The course includes information on developing and mentoring your team, creating an engaging workplace, developing political savvy, analyzing your industry, and honing your emotional intelligence.


    • Britt Andreatta

      Britt Andreatta

      I help people and organizations rise to their potential
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      Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who creates brain science–based solutions.

      As CEO of 7th Mind, Inc., she draws on her unique background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and learning to unlock the best in people and organizations.

      Britt has published several books on the brain science of success, including her most recent book, Wired to Connect: The Brain Science of Teams and a New Model for Creating Collaboration and Inclusion.

      As the former chief learning officer for (now LinkedIn Learning), Britt is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience. She regularly consults with businesses, universities, and nonprofit organizations on leadership development and learning strategy. Corporate clients of her learning solutions include Fortune 100 companies like Comcast and Apple, and also EY, Microsoft, Domino's, Franklin Covey, TransUnion, and Zillow.

      She has over 10 million views worldwide of her courses and is a TEDx speaker. Britt's industry accolades include several prestigious awards from Chief Learning Officer and Talent Development magazines and the World Training Congress. To learn more, visit

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    One of the ways to motivate and engage your people is to focus on their professional development. This is much more than the annual performance review. This is an ongoing process that supports the growth and development of your people in all the competencies. Affiliated with self awareness, building relationships, business acumen and organizational strategy. To effectively cultivate another person's potential, you must get to know him or her on a deeper and more holistic level. Particularly you must discover six core components of each person. In the exercise files, I've shared some questions to guide this exploration. Number one, what are your employees strengths and weaknesses in the four areas? Knowing this will help you identify specific opportunities to harness their strengths and develop weaknesses. Let's say your employee has a weakness with financial planning. Knowing that this could harm his potential for future promotions, you could arrange for him to take some classes. As…

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