By Dr. Sandra Shullman

Anticipating long-term company goals is a good way to build a solid training program, said Sandra Shullman, managing director for Executive Development Group – Ohio, which is a national group that specializes in leadership and executive development.

“There are business goals the company is trying to reach and there are skill sets that accomplish those goals. One always needs to ask how is it going to help the individual and the company,” said Shullman, whose office is located in Columbus.

Training programs often fail, Shullman said, because companies don’t devote the necessary follow-up.

“The point is, even if a company is on track to do something, it’s not put into place,” she said, “and the higher up you go, it’s easy to make the assumption that someone else will integrate the function.”

Read the full article on the Columbus Triad Business Journal.