Leadership Development & the Importance of Coachability

With a career spanning nearly four decades and a resume boasting Fortune 500 names like General Electric and General Mills, Kevin Wilde is no stranger to corporate life. Acting as the President & Founder of his own consulting firm, Flagship Consulting Group, Wilde has had the opportunity to work with and learn from elite leaders at the peak of their performance.

Now, in the twilight years of his incredible career, Wilde, as a consultant and Executive Leadership Fellow for Minnesota University’s Carlson School of Management, commits his time to educating the next generation of corporate leadership. Here to explore all things leadership development and his new, award-winning book, “The Leadership Superpower,” Wilde joins BizLibrary CRO, Chris Elliot, to discuss:

  • Individual coachability and key insights on gauging professional growth
  • Techniques to keep yourself in the professional “learning zone”
  • How to provide respectful and effective feedback
  • Why feedback is a two-way street, regardless of corporate hierarchy

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Kevin Wilde
President & Founder of Flagship Consulting Group
Flagship Consulting Group
Kevin D. Wilde currently serves as an Executive Leadership Fellow at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He teaches applied leadership in several graduate courses.

In 2015, he concluded a thirty-four-year corporate career in leadership and talent development at General Electric and General Mills. During his time at General Mills, the organization was consistently recognized for its innovative development work, highlighted by Fortune’s #2 ranking as one of the best companies in the world at leadership development, #1 listing by Leadership Excellence magazine, #1 Global Learning Elite ranking, and Training magazine’s “Hall of Fame” designation as a top company for employee development. In 2007, Chief Learning Officer magazine selected Kevin as CLO of the year. Kevin continues to be an active contributor to the leadership and talent development profession with business advising and writing. His advisory work includes the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) and GP Strategies. His most recent book, Coachability: The Leadership Superpower, was published in the fall of 2022 and was recognized as a gold award winner by North American Book Awards. His early books include Dancing with the Talent Stars: 25 Moves that Matter Now, and A CLO Leadership Reader: Chief Learning Officer Magazine’s Best for Today’s Learning Leader. His writing for Talent Management magazine received a national award for editorial excellence from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. His work has also been published in over a dozen books, including Coaching for Leadership, the Pfieffer Annual on Leadership Development, and ATD’s Forward Focused Learning.