During the 2009 recession, U.S. companies spent $12 billion on leadership development. That’s some pretty hefty coin to train employees. Why exactly do companies find it so important? Why are they willing to invest so much money in to leadership training? The answer is simple. The ability to lead others is a very specific talent and often times can make or break a company.

This infographic from Michigan State University Online tackles why leadership training is so important and what companies are doing to step up their game.

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Getting Fit to Lead: Habits of Successful Leaders

Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide and virtually, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-present. He joined the SXSW advisory board in 2019.

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