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Numbers, Dollars & Sense – January

Numbers, Dollars & Sense – January

Numbers, Dollars & Sense – January

Breanna Gallo 

Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce 
  1. The Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce has more than 1,300 members who employ more than 80,000 people. 
  1. The Chamber of Commerce holds more than 100 events a year to provide networking opportunities.  

Leadership Training and Development 
  1. Nearly 95% of learning organizations plan to increase or maintain their investment in leadership development. 
  1. Companies are 3.4 times more likely to be rated as a Best Place to Work if they employ people-forward talent practices, implement a standardized leadership model, promote leaders internally and offer high-quality development opportunities. 

Leadership Interaction 
  1. 78% of business leaders say they are committed to enhancing their employee engagement. 
  1. Organizations where leaders actively practice and receive feedback from managers increase their likelihood of having high-quality leaders and a strong talent pool by 4.6 times. 

Leadership Development Spending 
  1. On average, businesses in the United States spend $166 billion on leadership development. 
  1. Globally, leadership development is estimated to be a $366 billion industry. 

Diversity in Leadership 
  1. In 2022, diversity and inclusion were ranked No. 6 in top-priority leadership skills. 
  1. In 2022, Gainesville was ranked No. 2 in the state and No. 14 in the nation for the most minority businesses in a small metropolitan area. 

See Also 

Leadership Values 
  1. According to a Gallup survey, 10% of the population are natural-born leaders and an additional 20% possess leadership traits. 
  1. In a survey conducted by Integrity Solutions, 95% of those surveyed said integrity is one of their organizational values. 

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