Jeanne Hardy — November 21, 2019 Follow @creativebizinc TeroVesalainen / Pixabay The biggest misconception surrounding creativity is that it is an inherent talent. In reality, creativity is a discipline that can be learned and honed. As a business leader, it’s a skill that you will use and strengthen every day. Simply put, creativity is the … Continue reading What Innovative Leaders Know About Creative Thinking
Gleb Tsipursky — November 6, 2019 Follow @Gleb_Tsipursky True leaders at any level of the totem pole show their leadership primarily through emotional intelligence, knowing and managing their own emotions. After all, the only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and if we can manage those, we can lead … Continue reading What True Leaders Know About Emotional Intelligence
Darleen DeRosa — November 6, 2019 Follow @onpoint_llc Information travels quickly in today’s highly-connected global economy. In addition to providing companies with unparalleled flexibility, this interconnected environment also has the potential to create tremendous disruption and uncertainty. The ability to analyze situations quickly and respond appropriately has become the new business differentiator for many companies. … Continue reading Developing Leaders for a VUCA World
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?
Liz Kislik — October 29, 2019 Follow @lizkislik I could hear immediately from my client’s voice that she was bothered. As a sales director with a solid track record, she doesn’t often sound distressed, but she did this time. She was expected to participate in a new initiative her HR department was launching, but her … Continue reading When HR and Business Leaders Disagree
Christopher Brown — October 11, 2019 Follow @marketculture Creating a new business that endures over a long time is hard. We all know the statistics; 80 % of companies fail within the first 2-3 years. What separates the businesses that sustain from those that wither away? Customer obsession. These companies have found a problem worth … Continue reading You Can’t Handle the Truth – Why Most Leaders Say They Want Their Businesses to Be Customer-Centric but Aren’t Willing to Take the First Step
Steven Handmaker — October 4, 2019 Follow @handmaker While not everyone in the organization is destined for an executive or senior leadership role, there are still many opportunities for employees to develop their leadership skills. Coaching and developing employees to become better leaders is not only essential to overall business growth but key for development … Continue reading Are You Practicing These 4 Techniques to Help Your Employees Become Great Leaders?
Darleen DeRosa — October 3, 2019 Follow @onpoint_llc Leadership is often viewed as synonymous with influence. In many cases, the legacy of a great leader is their ability to get buy-in from different stakeholders Unfortunately, many leaders often rely on the same proven strategies that have helped them succeed in the past, which can make … Continue reading How Leaders Can Adapt Their Influencing Styles
Kaan Turnali — September 26, 2019 Follow @kaanturnali rawpixel / Pixabay Digital transformation brings about an incredible opportunity for fostering a data-driven culture and enabling faster, better-informed decision making. Although data’s role in making better-informed business decisions is undeniable, more data does not necessarily guarantee better business decisions. Fueled by advances in technology and a … Continue reading Better Business Decisions Start With Better-Informed Leaders
Rick Lepsinger — September 16, 2019 Follow @onpoint_llc — September 16, 2019 Originally coined by the US Army to describe the increasingly unpredictable dynamics of the post-Cold War world, the acronym VUCA has been embraced by the business world to describe the global economy of the 21st century. Each letter stands for a unique type … Continue reading 5 Ways Agile Leaders Navigate a VUCA World