Does your organization make the most of its talented, dedicated leaders? If they aren't being used to inspire, mentor, coach, and train others, then it's time to help them - and your organization - reach their full potential.Leaders as Teachers serves as both a strategic and practical implementation guide, designed for use by learning and human resource professionals as well as business executives, executive coaches, and high-visibility leaders. You'll find a complete explanation of why the leaders-as-teachers approach works, with testimonials from individuals who have personally benefited from the program, and then you'll be provided with a thorough guide to creating your own program.No matter how large or small your organization may be, you can tailor the leaders-as-teachers approach to your situation. Use this book as a whole or in parts as you need them. It provides all the support materials - detailed plans, exercises, worksheets, sample training agendas - you'll need to establish your own leaders-as-teachers program.
Edward Betof Ed.D. is a senior fellow in human capital, at The Conference Board (TCB). He is also the program director for TCB's Executive Council on Talent and Organization Development and the coach/facilitator for TCB's Global Executive Council. He was a co-developer of the pioneering TCB/NASA leadership experience based on NASA's Apollo program. Ed is president of Betof Associates, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in executive coaching, leadership, and career development. Ed is an adjunct executive and team coach for the Center for Creative Leadership. He has been a faculty member with the Institute for Management Studies since 2008. Ed was a founding senior fellow and an academic director of Penn's chief learning officer doctoral program. After nearly a 40 year corporate and educational leadership career, Ed retired in December 2007 from BD (Becton, Dickinson, and Company) a global medical technology and human diagnostics company where he was the worldwide vice president of talent management and chief learning officer. Ed was an ASTD Board member from 2004 to 2007. During this period, he also chaired the executive committee of The Conference Board's Council on Learning, Development and Organizational Performance. He has served on Pennsylvania State University's Outreach Advisory Board since 2008. Ed is the author of Leaders as Teachers: Unlock the Teaching Potential of Your Company's Best and Brightest (2009) and co-author of Just Promoted: A 12 Month Roadmap for Success in Your New Leadership Role (1992, 2010). Ed has authored or co-authored several dozen articles, manuals, and guides. Ed received his doctorate from Temple University in 1976.