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Post date: December 21, 2016
As we approach the 170th birthday of Thomas Edison this February, how can we not acknowledge him as the father of intelligent risk-taking?  After all, Edison summed things up quite well after numerous failed attempts on the electric light bulb and said: “I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ...
Post date: October 18, 2016
In previous installments of our four-part series on performance management, we examined why organizations should manage employee performance on an ongoing basis, what it’s like on a day-to-day basis, and how to train managers to provide effective feedback and coaching to employees.   To wrap-up our...
Post date: November 3, 2015
The pace of change and its implications on HR and business planning continue to accelerate, but is HR keeping up? For the past few decades, HR has been asking for a seat at the business strategy table and has largely been invited in—as organizational leaders realize the importance of a well-skilled...
Post date: July 13, 2016
Whether you want to rid New York City of ghosts or a profession of one of its nagging stereotypes, you have to be disruptive. Proton-pack energy streams worked well for Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd to clear New York’s infestation in Ghostbusters, but demystifying a profession can be a bit more...
Post date: June 22, 2015
 In professional sports, top athletes watch video-recordings of their own games or performances. But in the corporate world, leaders are always on the go—rarely taking the time to stop and reflect.They are wasting huge opportunities to learn.   The Strategic Capability Network, the Canadian...
Post date: September 15, 2015
Consumption in emerging markets is expected to hit a staggering $30 trillion by 2025. Subsequently, this growth is driving many global companies to expand in areas where English is not the native language. In fact, according to a recent study presented by strategy+business magazine, 71 percent of...