Leadership identification and development are understandably topics of great interest to organizations. Conceptually, everyone knows strong leadership is necessary for organizations to succeed. All too often, the busy and fast pace of the business world cause companies to devote less time and attention to developing their future leaders than they should. Hiring, coaching, and developing leaders takes some planning and dedication from individuals and support from the organization. Here are some considerations and practical actions that can be taken to ensure your next generation of leaders are up to the task.