The goal of succession planning is to introduce and maintain a culture of leadership continuity within your organization. Succession plans are critical to the success of your organization and should provide for a process that recognizes, develops and retains leadership talent. Organizations often create a succession plan outlining the process for retaining, developing, and/or replacing position within the organization.
Stretch assignments can be a powerful, but often overlooked type of leadership development opportunity. They involve taking on new projects or temporary roles which are outside your normal scope of duties, and exist in all types of not-for-profit organizations.
What are the six styles of leadership? None will shock workplace veterans. Indeed, each style, by name and brief description alone, will likely resonate with anyone who leads, is led, or as is the case with most of us, does both.