Category Archives: Leadership Skills

Is It Useful to Attempt Distinctions Between Leadership & Management?

JoAnn Corley — October 26, 2018 Follow @joann corley — October 26, 2018 I don’t think so and here’s why… I always appreciate a fellow writer’s attempt to inform and very much appreciate business publications such as Forbes. And yet, I was very disappointed to read an article that yet again tries to make elementary … Continue reading Is It Useful to Attempt Distinctions Between Leadership & Management?

The 3 Most Critical Capabilities of Agile Leaders

Darleen DeRosa — October 24, 2018 Follow @onpoint_llc — October 24, 2018 Today’s ideal leadership candidates are not necessarily employees with the most experience or expertise. One of the key differentiators among top leaders is leadership agility, or the ability to balance multiple challenges. Agile leaders help companies foster connections, help people achieve peak performance, … Continue reading The 3 Most Critical Capabilities of Agile Leaders

Why Are Some Companies and Leaders More Adaptable to Change?

Rick Lepsinger — October 11, 2018 Follow @onpoint_llc — October 11, 2018 Monsterkoi / Pixabay Change is difficult, even for some of the most successful companies in the world. With massive technological developments disrupting long-established industries, the average company isn’t lasting as long as they did in the past. A 2017 study by Credit Suisse … Continue reading Why Are Some Companies and Leaders More Adaptable to Change?

A Strategic Imperative for Anticipatory Leaders Is Cognitive Performance

Daniel Burrus — September 26, 2018 Follow @DanielBurrus — September 26, 2018 AI and cognitive computing have grabbed headlines. Yet, anticipatory leaders know that the elevation of cognitive performance among teams is key to maximize results. Leaders need to help their teams of professionals improve how they envision opportunities, manage downside risks and achieve greater … Continue reading A Strategic Imperative for Anticipatory Leaders Is Cognitive Performance

How Leadership Improves Employee Retention

Rick Goodman — September 25, 2018 Follow @DrRickGoodman — September 25, 2018 hamonazaryan1 / Pixabay Here’s a not-so-secret fact about workplace teams: Employees don’t actually want to work for a pushover. They certainly don’t want to work for someone who lacks values or directions. No, employees crave structure, integrity, vision—in a word, what they want … Continue reading How Leadership Improves Employee Retention

Beyond Meditation: How Leaders Can Put Mindfulness into Action

Julie Winkle Giulioni — September 18, 2018 Follow @julie_wg — September 18, 2018 Mindfulness continues to garner significant attention in business. And it makes sense. When companies like Google, Apple, McKinsey, Intel, and General Mills all focus in a particular direction, others will naturally follow—especially when research paints such a compelling picture of the possible … Continue reading Beyond Meditation: How Leaders Can Put Mindfulness into Action