Elaine Ditty August 3, 2020 With the genesis of Supply Chain Management in the early 1980s, it is no coincidence that this decade also saw the emergence of the personal computer. Where previously a manual and labour-intensive process, this surge of new technology-enabled significant improvements in supply chain planning and execution of the same. These … Continue reading The Supply Chain Leaders Guide to the 21st Century
Young Entrepreneur Council June 18, 2020 Video has become one of the most effective and popular forms of content businesses use in their marketing efforts. Live video in particular is a great way to engage with your target audience in a personal, meaningful way. Here are 11 key elements every business leader should consider to … Continue reading 11 Key Elements Leaders Should Consider When Doing Live Video
Thomas Griffin June 18, 2020 Problem-solving is a key part of a leader’s toolkit. A leader has to juggle several roles, functions, and solve complex problems. The situations you deal with are also going to be varied. Because of this, you need to be able to adapt to different situations and change the techniques you … Continue reading Why Leaders Should Develop Contextual Intelligence (And How To Do That)
Shane Green June 17, 2020 As we evolve into our new virtual world and become reliant on communications technology to host our meetings of all shapes and sizes, I’ve been wondering how we will position our many fantastic leaders. As I’ve watched them perform, I’ve realized that we need facilitators now more than ever before—not … Continue reading Leaders as Thoughtful Facilitators: Here’s Why and How to Get Started
Anthony Mersino — May 20, 2020 The Scrum Alliance recently partnered with Forbes Insights to conduct a study of Agile Leaders and Agile Transformation success. The study was published as “The Elusive Agile Enterprise” in November, 2018. Though there were few major surprises in the results, there were some interesting tidbits. The study was conducted … Continue reading How Agile Leaders Create Agility – 3 Key Steps
Thomas Griffin — May 14, 2020 A leader’s business decisions can have a profound impact on the company. It also affects customers, employees, and other stakeholders involved in keeping a business running. This responsibility means that business leaders need to give their best efforts when it comes to managing their company. How can they do … Continue reading 6 Best Ways Leaders Can Boost Their Analytical Skills
Brownyn Kienapple — May 14, 2020 Any big organizational change in a company will have employees looking to leaders on how to adapt. Clear communication is key, especially if that change is going partially or fully remote. Airbnb’s CEO was applauded for his layoff announcement that was both transparent and compassionate. Other leaders can certainly … Continue reading 5 Tips for Leaders to Effectively Motivate and Manage Remote Employees
Gretchen Gordon — April 25, 2020 It’s something I cannot stress enough: The importance of communicating with your team now during this crisis. If you don’t have all the answers, don’t worry about it – just don’t hide. Vulnerability is okay. Absence is not. If you want to lead, be real and communicate. If you … Continue reading Leaders: Don’t Wait to Communicate!
Liz Kislik — April 17, 2020 During my recent interview for the Human Impact podcast, Ed Andrews made the point that while “most people’s technical skills are reasonably strong, it’s their ‘human skills’ that are lacking.” A crisis period may be the toughest time to try to create positive change. Not only is it hard … Continue reading How Can Leaders Behave Better in the Midst of a Crisis?
Thomas Griffin — April 9, 2020 Leaders and entrepreneurs frequently have to deal with challenges and disappointments. When important goals don’t pan out, it can lead to low self-esteem and a lack of motivation. Facing challenges is part of the leadership process, and it’s important to pick yourself up and move on to the next … Continue reading How Leaders Can Rebuild Confidence Quickly and Easily