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Corporate Liberation: Freeing Your Team

Corporate liberation, the term coined by authors Brian Carney and Isaac Getz in their book Freedom, Inc., is the idea that control should be shifted from managers to workers so that they are empowered to take initiative in their work for the betterment of the company. Employees of liberated companies are not limited to the constraints of decision-makers or procedures. They are entrusted to choose and implement the processes that they believe are in the best interest of their organization. Successfully liberated companies experience higher efficiency as their employees are fully committed to their strategic vision and enjoy the autonomy to innovate.

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Leadership Skills Training: eLeaP Video-on-Demand Courses

There is a scenario that happens all too often in businesses, especially smaller and medium-sized businesses: An employee who does well at their job and is highly productive is shifted from the “front lines” and into a management role, often with little or no training. They will either sink or swim in this new role. Many fail, which should come as no surprise if their shift into management didn’t include adequate training. Those who are lucky enough to do well might eventually find themselves being shifted again out of their management role and into a higher leadership role in the company. Once again, however, if the shift in role doesn’t include adequate training, their success is far from guaranteed. The entire process feels more like a game of chance than a deliberate development effort. When summarized in this way, it sounds ludicrous, doesn’t it? And yet this scenario plays itself out over and over in millions of businesses across the nation and around the world. Isn’t it time for your company to take a more proactive approach to developing your employees into the managers and leaders your company will need to survive and thrive in the 21st century? The good news is that Leadership Skills Training Video Courses from eLeaP can help! Continue reading