Jeff Cates — December 16, 2019 Workplace culture is not a mere buzzword that is here today and gone tomorrow, nor is it the latest industry trend that will fade with time. Rather, culture is the very fabric that holds our leadership and our workforce together. Ultimately, our company culture defines who we are, our … Continue reading 6 Ways Leadership Can Build a Positive Culture
Shalini Duggal — November 19, 2019 Human Resources (HR) is a complex profession (but that’s what you like about it, right?) and the challenges you face come from many directions. Some of those challenges, like tight labor markets and economic volatility, are beyond your control. Others may arise perennially but can be affected by how … Continue reading 5 Biggest Challenges for HR Leadership Teams
Paul Keijzer — October 30, 2019 Follow @Paul_Keijzer The struggles of every leader are innumerable, from juggling ever changing priorities to managing people and their emotions. It’s an ever-changing landscape that one must traverse, and at times, the manager themselves have to wear multiple caps. The concept of Good Cop and Bad Cop is a … Continue reading Should Leaders Play Good Cop or Bad Cop?
Paul Keijzer — October 17, 2019 Follow @Paul_Keijzer The world is changing at a much faster pace than before. Whereas before, one could be content with finding a winning formula and stretching it out for decades while making a nice profit, in today’s world, many tried and tested formulae are swiftly becoming outdated. Technology has … Continue reading The Future of Leadership: 2020 and Beyond
Dave Brock — October 1, 2019 Follow @davidabrock I got a call from one of the most inspiring leaders I know: “Dave, I’m so frustrated, I have a vision for what we could be doing to grow the business, I think we can achieve so much more than we are–we are making our numbers. But … Continue reading Leadership, Patiently Impatient
Darleen DeRosa — June 4, 2019 Follow @onpoint_llc — June 4, 2019 It’s often taken for granted that organizations need to identify and develop their talented employees, but a surprising percentage of them struggle to do so. In the case of executive-level talent, this failure has serious consequences. According to a recent study, about 1 … Continue reading The Business Case for Executive Assessment
Rick Goodman — January 17, 2019 Follow @DrRickGoodman — January 17, 2019 gabrielle_cc / Pixabay We’re knee-deep into the New Year’s resolution season—the part of the year where many of us make goals for personal or professional self-improvement. Yet goal-setting itself is a learned skill, and it’s not necessarily one that comes easily to every … Continue reading How Leaders Can Set Better Goals
David Dame — January 13, 2019 — January 13, 2019 In working in today’s knowledge work economy, it surprises me that many leaders still use traditional ways of leading their people. Leaders still put most of the focus on the work to be done instead of focusing on the people to create an environment where … Continue reading Leadership for the Knowledge Work Era
Deanna Ritchie — December 18, 2018 — December 18, 2018 Has “Bah, Humbug,” been your mantra? Even Scrooge was able to change, and he didn’t even have a calendar to help himself, but you have this remarkable tool at your fingertips. If your goal is to get off the naughty list, here is how your … Continue reading No More Naughty; You’re Going to be Nice
Kurt Bittner — November 12, 2018 Follow @ksbittner — November 12, 2018 Goumbik / Pixabay I’ve had this ongoing discussion with a few of my colleagues who says that the term “agile leader” is an oxymoron – that the ideal organization is a bunch of Scrum Teams and not much else. Even in an ideal … Continue reading What Do Agile Leaders Do?