Leader development: Do the decisions we make today help people and the planet tomorrow?

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Leader development Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Leader development related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.




The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Leader development specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Leader development Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals…

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 619 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Leader development improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 619 standard requirements:

  1. Where do ideas that reach policy makers and planners as proposals for Leader development strengthening and reform actually originate?

  2. Workforce Development What are your current levels and trends in key measures or indicators of workforce and leader development?

  3. How do your workforce performance management system and your workforce and leader development systems reinforce your culture?

  4. What are your current levels and trends in key measures or indicators of workforce and leader development?

  5. What is your theory of human motivation, and how does your compensation plan fit with that view?

  6. What are your current LEVELS in KEY MEASURES or INDICATORS of WORKFORCE and leader development?

  7. Do the decisions we make today help people and the planet tomorrow?

  8. How will you measure your Leader development effectiveness?

  9. Who do we want our customers to become?

  10. Is performance measured?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Leader development book in PDF containing 619 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

Your Leader development self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Leader development Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Leader development areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Leader development Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Leader development projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Leader development Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Leader development project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Schedule Management Plan: Is there an on-going process in place to monitor Leader development project risks?
  2. Quality Management Plan: Are you meeting our customers expectations consistently?
  3. Lessons Learned: How actively and meaningfully were stakeholders involved in the Leader development project?
  4. Stakeholder Management Plan: What training requirements are there based upon the required skills and resources?
  5. Activity Resource Requirements: What are constraints that you might find during the Human Resource Planning process?
  6. Project Scope Statement: Are there backup strategies for key members of the Leader development project?
  7. Stakeholder Management Plan: After observing execution of process, is it in compliance with the documented Plan?
  8. Schedule Management Plan: Are any non-compliance issues that exist due to the organizations practices communicated to the organization?
  9. Planning Process Group: Did the programme design/ implementation strategy adequately address the planning stage necessary to set up structures, hire staff etc.?
  10. Activity Duration Estimates: Do stakeholders follow a procedure for formally accepting the Leader development project scope?

Step-by-step and complete Leader development Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Leader development project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Leader development project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Leader development project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Leader development project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Leader development project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Leader development project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Leader development project with this in-depth Leader development Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Leader development projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Leader development and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, ‘What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?’

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that – whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc… – they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Leader development investments work better.

This Leader development All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:




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104 Leader development Success Criteria

What is involved in Leader development

Find out what the related areas are that Leader development connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Leader development thinking-frame.

How far is your company on its Leader development journey?

Take this short survey to gauge your organization’s progress toward Leader development leadership. Learn your strongest and weakest areas, and what you can do now to create a strategy that delivers results.

To address the criteria in this checklist for your organization, extensive selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information.

Start the Checklist

Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Leader development related domains to cover and 104 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.

The following domains are covered:

Leader development, 360-degree feedback, Behaviorism, Culture, Developmental theory, Executive coaching, Gestalt psychology, High school, Human capital, Interpersonal, Leader Development and Assessment Course, Leadership, Leadership development, Management development, Mentors, Overlearning, Scientific, Self-assessment, Self-awareness, Social capital:

Leader development Critical Criteria:

Co-operate on Leader development governance and reinforce and communicate particularly sensitive Leader development decisions.

– Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Leader development delivery for example is new software needed?

– What role does communication play in the success or failure of a Leader development project?

– Why is Leader development important for you now?

360-degree feedback Critical Criteria:

Merge 360-degree feedback projects and arbitrate 360-degree feedback techniques that enhance teamwork and productivity.

– what is the best design framework for Leader development organization now that, in a post industrial-age if the top-down, command and control model is no longer relevant?

– For your Leader development project, identify and describe the business environment. is there more than one layer to the business environment?

– Who will provide the final approval of Leader development deliverables?

Behaviorism Critical Criteria:

Bootstrap Behaviorism adoptions and oversee Behaviorism requirements.

– Can we add value to the current Leader development decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)?

– Risk factors: what are the characteristics of Leader development that make it risky?

– How do we manage Leader development Knowledge Management (KM)?

Culture Critical Criteria:

Generalize Culture quality and maintain Culture for success.

– What do we need to know, and how do we get the information required to answer this question, especially with regard to our organizational culture, technological roadmap, and where both organizations are moving in the long term?

– What are the key elements of your Leader development performance improvement system, including your evaluation, organizational learning, and innovation processes?

– Have we adopted and promoted the companys culture of integrity management, including ethics, business practices and Human Resources evaluations?

– How do we manage and change culture so that we increase the chances of achieving our strategic objectives?

– Culture how can we help cultural issues relating to loss of control, constant change and mistrust?

– If our culture is overly risk averse; which locations are better at encouraging smart risk taking?

– What specific aspects of our culture are impeding us in providing better Customer Service?

– What characterizes our organizations culture, and where should we seek improvement?

– Agile steering team: How will these cultures be introduced within the community, virtually?

– Will the organizational culture support new values of the agile team?

– How will these cultures be introduced within the community, virtually?

– Is data-driven decision-making part of the organizations culture?

– Does It Fit With Our Culture, Capability And Desires?

– How can nonprofits switch to a data-informed culture?

– How do we maintain a risk management culture?

– Is our Project (group) culture supportive?

Developmental theory Critical Criteria:

Meet over Developmental theory visions and get the big picture.

– What prevents me from making the changes I know will make me a more effective Leader development leader?

– What new services of functionality will be implemented next with Leader development ?

– Does Leader development appropriately measure and monitor risk?

Executive coaching Critical Criteria:

Reorganize Executive coaching failures and secure Executive coaching creativity.

– In what ways are Leader development vendors and us interacting to ensure safe and effective use?

– Is Leader development dependent on the successful delivery of a current project?

– Can we do Leader development without complex (expensive) analysis?

Gestalt psychology Critical Criteria:

Interpolate Gestalt psychology visions and define what do we need to start doing with Gestalt psychology.

– Are there any easy-to-implement alternatives to Leader development? Sometimes other solutions are available that do not require the cost implications of a full-blown project?

– At what point will vulnerability assessments be performed once Leader development is put into production (e.g., ongoing Risk Management after implementation)?

– What are specific Leader development Rules to follow?

High school Critical Criteria:

Distinguish High school quality and ask questions.

– Are assumptions made in Leader development stated explicitly?

– Are there Leader development problems defined?

Human capital Critical Criteria:

Have a meeting on Human capital tasks and document what potential Human capital megatrends could make our business model obsolete.

– Who will be responsible for measuring the financial impact of human capital, the HR function or the office of the CFO that has the best handle on available measures of business results?

– The first user resistance to metrics always begins with, But our company hasnt collected any human capital data, so how can we even begin? How do we deal with this resistance?

– Management systems with more than 500 indicators to monitor aspects of human capital management, even in medium-size, not very sophisticated companies. Too many indicators?

– Merely identifying and managing human capital is important, but it is not sufficient. We know that we manage only what we measure. So how can measurement make a difference?

– What are the human capital processes that should be measured in todays economy, and, going forward for that matter, as a routine process?

– Can we be rewired to use the power of data analytics to improve our management of human capital?

– What knowledge, skills and characteristics mark a good Leader development project manager?

– Do HR systems educate leaders about the quality of their human capital decisions?

– What tools and technologies are needed for a custom Leader development project?

– So, how can CEOs apply this information to increase the ROI of human capital?

– Do you monitor the effectiveness of your Leader development activities?

– What do we do in the human capital arena to offset future surprises?

– What are our Human Capital Needs?

Interpersonal Critical Criteria:

Face Interpersonal failures and finalize specific methods for Interpersonal acceptance.

– What are the data telling you about your hiring and induction methods, development opportunities, compensation, interpersonal relations, or supervisory leadership?

– What element(s) of interpersonal communications do you believe are the most important in a Customer Service environment?

– How do interorganizational and interpersonal networks affect our strategic adaptive capability in a transition economy?

– What sources do you use to gather information for a Leader development study?

– Is Leader development Realistic, or are you setting yourself up for failure?

Leader Development and Assessment Course Critical Criteria:

Use past Leader Development and Assessment Course strategies and find the ideas you already have.

– What are the success criteria that will indicate that Leader development objectives have been met and the benefits delivered?

– What are internal and external Leader development relations?

Leadership Critical Criteria:

Debate over Leadership tasks and track iterative Leadership results.

– Do we cover the five essential competencies-Communication, Collaboration,Innovation, Adaptability, and Leadership that improve an organizations ability to leverage the new Leader development in a volatile global economy?

– Do we offer the opportunity to provide feedback regarding a supervisors leadership skills. if so, do we find it valuable, and are they able to remain constructive?

– How do you monitor your Cybersecurity posture on business IT systems and ICS systems and communicate status and needs to leadership?

– How is the total expenditure allocated across sales, production, technology, management, and leadership programs?

– How should we modify our leadership development program to drive better business results?

– What are the disruptive innovations in the middle-term that provide near-term domain leadership?

– Where are the best areas for us to target our leadership development program?

– What is your leaderships capability of sponsoring and supporting change?

– Does senior leadership have access to Cybersecurity risk information?

– What leadership characteristics lead to better team sales results?

– Has your organization established leadership for its IoT efforts?

– Describe the Leadership and Motivation for the Project Team?

– How do we maintain Leader developments Integrity?

– Does Leadership Make a Difference?

Leadership development Critical Criteria:

Accumulate Leadership development projects and ask what if.

– What are our needs in relation to Leader development skills, labor, equipment, and markets?

– Have the types of risks that may impact Leader development been identified and analyzed?

Management development Critical Criteria:

Demonstrate Management development risks and find the ideas you already have.

– Think of your Leader development project. what are the main functions?

– What vendors make products that address the Leader development needs?

Mentors Critical Criteria:

Confer over Mentors governance and research ways can we become the Mentors company that would put us out of business.

– Why is it important to have senior management support for a Leader development project?

– Do we monitor the Leader development decisions made and fine tune them as they evolve?

– How do we keep improving Leader development?

Overlearning Critical Criteria:

Discuss Overlearning strategies and budget for Overlearning challenges.

– Are accountability and ownership for Leader development clearly defined?

– Who needs to know about Leader development ?

Scientific Critical Criteria:

Reason over Scientific failures and handle a jump-start course to Scientific.

– What may be the consequences for the performance of an organization if all stakeholders are not consulted regarding Leader development?

– How likely is the current Leader development plan to come in on schedule or on budget?

– How is a systems analysis different than other scientific analyses?

Self-assessment Critical Criteria:

Wrangle Self-assessment outcomes and attract Self-assessment skills.

– What management system can we use to leverage the Leader development experience, ideas, and concerns of the people closest to the work to be done?

– What other organizational variables, such as reward systems or communication systems, affect the performance of this Leader development process?

– Do we aggressively reward and promote the people who have the biggest impact on creating excellent Leader development services/products?

Self-awareness Critical Criteria:

Troubleshoot Self-awareness risks and use obstacles to break out of ruts.

– What other jobs or tasks affect the performance of the steps in the Leader development process?

– Why is self-awareness so important to a leaders ability to manage change successfully?

– What are the long-term Leader development goals?

– Are there Leader development Models?

Social capital Critical Criteria:

Give examples of Social capital visions and diversify by understanding risks and leveraging Social capital.

– Record-keeping requirements flow from the records needed as inputs, outputs, controls and for transformation of a Leader development process. ask yourself: are the records needed as inputs to the Leader development process available?

– To what extent does management recognize Leader development as a tool to increase the results?


This quick readiness checklist is a selected resource to help you move forward. Learn more about how to achieve comprehensive insights with the Leader development Self Assessment:


Author: Gerard Blokdijk

CEO at The Art of Service | http://theartofservice.com



Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.

External links:

To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:

Leader development External links:

Leader Development – Fort Benning | Home
https://www.benning.army.mil/MSSP/Leader Developement

Leader Development – cpms.osd.mil

Events, Training & Leader Development

Behaviorism External links:

Behaviorism on JSTOR

Behaviorism | Definition of Behaviorism by Merriam-Webster

Behaviorism – Emerging Perspectives on Learning, …

Developmental theory External links:

Piaget’s Developmental Theory: an Overview (Davidson …

[PDF]Cognitive Developmental Theory and Spiritual …

Executive coaching External links:

Executive Coaching – Talent Management | Vantage

Gestalt psychology External links:

What Is Gestalt Psychology? – Verywell

Gestalt psychology | Britannica.com

Gestalt Psychology – Shippensburg University

Human capital External links:

CHCOC | Chief Human Capital Officers Council

Human Capital Management

Human Capital at AISD | Austin ISD

Interpersonal External links:

Interpersonal Skills – AbeBooks

Title IX | Interpersonal Violence and Sexual Misconduct Policy

interpersonal (TV Series 2014– ) – IMDb

Leader Development and Assessment Course External links:

Leader Development and Assessment Course | U.S. …


MSL-350 Leader Development and Assessment Course …

Leadership External links:

Management Training and Leadership Training – Online

Home | National Society of Leadership and Success

Navy.mil Leadership Biographies

Leadership development External links:

Center for Leadership Development

Leadership Development Results That Matter | CCL

Leadership Development Institute- Eckerd College

Management development External links:

Management development, (Book, 1968) [WorldCat.org]

What Is Management Development in Human Resources?

What is MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT – The Law Dictionary

Mentors External links:

Tribe of Mentors

Overlearning External links:

OVERLEARNING – Psychology Dictionary

The Power of Overlearning – Scientific American

Psychlopedia – overlearning

Scientific External links:

Products | Helmer Scientific

Heat Block at Thomas Scientific

http://Heat Block found in: Digital Dry Baths/Block Heaters, Reacti-Therm™ Dry Block Sample Incubation System, Aluminium Blocks, QBD / QBA / QBH Series Dry Block..

Self-assessment External links:

Learning Self-Assessment and Reasons Examples

Self-Assessment – NBCOT Home Page


Self-awareness External links:

Self-Awareness and Personal Development

What Is Self-Awareness and How Does It Develop?

Psychological Exercises for Insight & Self-Awareness …

Social capital External links:

About Social Capital – Harvard University

Team – Social Capital