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Post date: October 20, 2020
Human beings are social animals with a fundamental need for connection. Social needs are treated the same way in the brain as the need for food and water. This is why positive social interactions and relationships are considered primal needs. Work is a place where you must be social because you...
Post date: March 19, 2019
How effectively do your organization’s teams operate? If yours is like the majority of companies, the only thing that gets measured, monitored, and rewarded is how teams perform. The challenge is that how teams operate—the quality of their team culture—is as important as how teams perform. In an...
Post date: March 21, 2019
Transformational leadership is easy to understand, easy to implement, and more realistic than some of the other leadership forms. Transformational leadership is one leadership style that should be embraced at the senior level of organizations to manage organizational knowledge through implementing...
Post date: May 14, 2020
Being a communications consultant working with C-level executives has given me a courtside seat to view talent development from a different perspective. Both in running a boutique firm and while working as a managing director at a publicly traded conglomerate, I’ve hired many hundreds of people and...
Post date: July 11, 2019
A recent veteran hiring survey found that 48 percent of employers said they pay more attention to job applications submitted by U.S. veterans and 68 percent said that, if they had two equally qualified candidates and one was a veteran, they would hire the veteran. With these ambitions in mind,...
Post date: February 14, 2019
This post is part of an ongoing series that provides lessons and techniques for readers to supercharge their leadership development programs and implement a reliable pipeline for their company’s future leadership. Read the previous articles here: Making It Work, Working With Sherpas, and Mentoring...
Post date: January 3, 2019
Corporate decision-making and forecasting is difficult enough, but it is exponentially more challenging in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) environment.  To develop better individual and organizational decision-making to make accurate and efficient decisions, especially in a...
Post date: April 23, 2020
During my first job out of business school, I worked for a manager who insisted the best business book he’d ever read was The Will to Manage by Marvin Bower. In essence, Bower argued for aligning a company’s “never-changing philosophy”—its starting point for what it promises to deliver—with its...
Post date: September 15, 2020
Companies like Nucor Steel and Haier Group challenge the assumption that bureaucracy is indispensable to large­-scale human enterprise, yet neither company would claim to be a perfectly developed specimen of “humanocracy.” Moreover, they would be the first to tell you that not all of their systems...
Post date: June 30, 2020
With the pandemic affecting more than 5 billion people across the globe, the statistics are daunting. Many organizations are simply trying to survive as the pandemic has drastically shifted the way in which business is done. Workforces rightfully implemented short-term strategies to deal with the...