Research indicates that managers don't get leadership training until about four years after they've become a manager. This indicates a potential lack of readiness.
57% of employees have left a job because of their manager. This compounded with the lack of manager readiness creates a perfect storm! People often leave managers, not companies.
With direct costs, transition costs, and other adminsitrative costs; It is estimated that the total cost of turnover is 90 - 200% of an employee's annual salary. Turnover is expensive!
Strong workplace relationships keep employees engaged. Research indicates the #1 indicator of a high-performing team is the psychological safety and trust that is only developed from interpersonal connection.
The number of employees who work from home has increased by 44% since 2015. Remote work will become the norm for many in light of the pandemic. Managing teams will have an added layer of complexity, and leaders need to be equipped.
Sources: DDI Frontline Project 2019, McKinsey Consulting data 2017, Society of Human Resource Management, Google's Project Aristotle, FlexJobs & Global Workplace Analytics Report.
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Laura Knights is the founder of Knights Consulting, LLC, where she helps organizations cultivate more confident, conscious leaders and high performing teams. She is an executive coach, speaker, facilitator, and trainer with 16+ years of experience creating professional development programs that have touched leaders all over the world. Her expertise and background in business, organizational development, adult education, and as a licensed clinical social worker uniquely equip her to teach others how to deal with both the "head work" and "heart work" required to succeed at work and in life.
Laura received her Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration, with a concentration in Organizational Development and Human Resources Management, from Washington University in St. Louis. She obtained her Master’s in Social Work from DePaul University. Laura is a certified workplace critical incident response professional, a certified practitioner for both the DISC and Core Values Index assessments, and holds the Licensed Clinical Social Worker designation in both Illinois and Georgia.
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