Darleen DeRosa — April 22, 2019 Follow @onpoint_llc — April 22, 2019 Given the many challenges facing organizations today, leaders must find effective strategies for making good decisions. Simply collecting information randomly or making a “gut instinct” choice isn’t likely to produce consistent outcomes. The need to gather data and evaluate options quickly is essential … Continue reading How to Build Strong Critical Thinking Skills
Liz Kislik — January 18, 2019 Follow @lizkislik — January 18, 2019 The other day, I gave a leader feedback about how to develop one of his team members, prepared for a coaching session with a different executive, and sat in on a leadership team meeting with a third. These three interactions, with three very … Continue reading Why You Need to Stop Relying on Your Strengths
Dave Brock — July 27, 2018 Follow @davidabrock — July 27, 2018 geralt / Pixabay For those who may not have already guessed, I’m a control freak. It can be a terrible characteristic if it is manifested in micro-management, constantly being in tell mode, not listening. Over years, I’ve spent a lot of time looking … Continue reading Controlling Your Destiny
Bob Apollo — May 14, 2018 Follow @bobapollo — May 14, 2018 rawpixel / Pixabay Mark Twain is said to have popularised the phrase “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics”. In an amusing variation, an obviously learned British judge is said to have categorised witnesses into three classes: “simple liars, … Continue reading We’re NOT Average
Stephanie McGuinn — April 10, 2018 Follow @PIMidlantic — April 10, 2018 mohamed_hassan / Pixabay Hiring managers would be wise to remember that it takes a special combination of skills and personal attributes to make it in the sales world. It goes beyond what a candidate lists on his or her resume. For example, likeability … Continue reading Top Traits That Successful Salespeople Have in Common
On The Cusp Of 1-to-1, Face-To-Face by Mike Azzara , Op-Ed Contributor, April 5, 2018 A story in The Wall Street Journal this week took my breath away. “Police Want to Send AI Into the Street” was about law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. looking to deploy AI in the cloud behind body cameras to … Continue reading On The Cusp Of 1-to-1, Face-To-Face
Rick Lepsinger — April 2, 2018 Follow @onpoint_llc— April 2, 2018 Learning and development can play a significant role in the success of an organization by helping prepare high-potential employees for future leadership roles. It also smooths out the succession management process, minimizing disruptions and maximizing long-term performance. In fact, studies show that companies with … Continue reading Budgeting for Learning and Development? 5 Tips
Contributor Andy Betts details the talent gap that may be holding up the adoption of machine learning and AI in marketing but also offers suggestions on how the gap might be bridged. Andy Betts on March 23, 2018 The more I’ve had the opportunity to explore this concept of the martech mindset, the more … Continue reading Building an AI mindset: Time to identify and develop skill sets now
Karl Sakas — February 7, 2018 Follow @KarlSakas — February 7, 2018 Ever worry that there’s something all the other agency owners know, but that no one has bothered to tell you? Something they’re doing that makes life easier, business more profitable, and projects more successful, that you just haven’t quite figured out yet? Having … Continue reading Worried Other Agency Owners Know Something You Don’t?
Dave Brock — January 2, 2018 Follow @davidabrock — January 2, 2018 I was reading an article from yet another guru—my apologies, I’m really getting tired of guru’s—with the premise, Skills are more important than experience. To add credibility to his statement, he quoted Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook, but really took one statement out of … Continue reading Are Skills More Important Than Experience?