A new skill enters the organization first from the outside and then through internal support. Ultimately, important new skills (such as information technology, organization development, people matters, etc.) become core leadership skills…and then, ideally, core throughout the organization.
This three-minute video explains the path a new skill follows as it enters an organization and then becomes a core skill:
This one-minute video is of an OD Consultant who explains how she became an OD-Competent Executive in the Grain Industry: