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ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sounding Board, the first unified leadership development platform designed to bridge the leadership divide, has announced the availability of its latest research, titled “Coaching for Success: A New Wave of Offerings for a New Generation of Leaders.” Authored by Josh Bersin, Global Industry Analyst, and Nehal Nangia, Director of Research at The Josh Bersin Company, views coaching as a proven, high-value investment made by high-performing organizations is being used.
According to Bersin’s research, coaching and mentoring top the list of HR professionals’ top development and talent management needs at 48 percent, compared to in-depth courses (42 percent), increased responsibility (39 percent), rotating roles (36 percent). ) and external networking/conferences (32 percent). Coaching is particularly unique in that it helps develop leaders through experiences, exposure and constructive ways.
In the past, companies only provided executives with coaching, thereby depriving the largest group of executives—mid- and early-career employees—of the best opportunity to help them grow in their careers and unlock their potential. Sounding Board’s technology helps companies access coaches at all career levels in a scalable and affordable way. The research provides quantifiable evidence of the success of this approach in building the skills and capabilities needed to drive career growth, providing solutions to the key issues faced by HR and talent leaders in performance, engagement, retention and succession planning, and examples of Sounding Board in use at two Fortune 500 companies.
Sounding Board Co-Founder, President and Chief Coaching Officer Lori Mazan said, “Continuous leadership development is not only the foundation of business success, but also a desirable growth opportunity for employees. This study validates how Sounding Board’s ability to integrate both personalized coaching and group coaching into leadership development programs helps drive significantly higher talent and innovation outcomes.”
Mazan will co-host a webinar with Bersin and Nangia on Thursday, February 2, 2023. Registration details can be found here.
The full report is free and can be downloaded here.
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Sounding Board empowers forward-thinking companies to close leadership gaps at all levels and ensure both organizations and employees thrive in a global marketplace characterized by disruption and constant change. The company’s Leader Development Platform combines solution design, adaptive software, people-to-people development, and proprietary data and insights—all customizable to drive and scale people strategy. Whether an organization has a specific gap such as weak leadership, underrepresented women in the upper echelons, or broader leadership gaps that impact an organization’s ability to attract and engage talent, advance DE&I, and successfully complete business-critical initiatives – the platform by Sounding Board is the only offering that aligns with strategic goals – and ultimately informs.
Sounding Board offers the modern, technology-enabled way to drive leadership development in a volatile world – dynamic, people-centric and connected to the business outcomes that matter most to you. Join our People First partners, including Intel, EY and ConAgra, as we chart a new path forward and rethink how companies should invest in talent to fill today’s leadership gaps and tomorrow’s leaders to shape.
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