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Post date: March 14, 2019
Although women make up a small percentage of senior leadership, female leaders are often rated as more competent—by both bosses and subordinates—than their male peers. And yet, many organizations continue to equate leadership potential with a handful of personality traits that don’t correlate to...
Post date: July 17, 2018
New research has revealed a perplexing conundrum happening right now in C-suites around the globe: CEOs are more panicked than ever about their people strategy, yet are increasingly distant from HR. In the Global Leadership Forecast 2018—published by DDI, The Conference Board, and EY—C-suite...
Post date: February 6, 2018
It is easy to think the more outspoken, outgoing, and confident someone is, the better they are at leading teams. This perception has long been the norm, often seen as corporate leadership taking charge and presenting themselves as strong extroverts. Whether interviewing for a job or showcasing...
Post date: November 8, 2018
Your culture is something other companies can try to replicate, but will always be uniquely yours. It was formed over time and has hopefully grown into a strategic advantage. When you bring on a new leader, it’s important they understand not only where you’re headed, but also how your culture will...
Post date: July 9, 2019
We’re in a perfect storm. Increasing economic, social, and political demands on businesses around the world are intensifying—and must not be ignored. Deloitte’s 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report found that CEO’s number one measure of success today is “impact on society, including income...
Post date: May 9, 2019
As senior leaders in HR, you know how corporate-level strategy drives alignment and focus on the set of choices to be made to compete and win. You also know how crucial it is to have leaders who have the abilities and resolve to make the right strategic plays. A crucial accountability you have as...
Post date: November 23, 2016
It is well known that women remain under-represented in the boardroom and in the C-suite. What is less well known is that this gender imbalance is costing businesses—in idea generation, performance, and profits. In Money on the Table: How to Increase Profits Through Gender-Balanced Leadership, I...
Post date: February 11, 2020
Anese Cavanaugh is on a mission to help leaders cultivate team health, maximize impact and optimize culture through intention, energy and presence (IEP).  Author of Contagious Culture and The Leader You Will Be, she is now focusing on the inner life of leaders in her book, Contagious You. Here she...
Post date: November 30, 2016
Because it is universal, unconscious bias impacts the workplace at all levels. Everyone has biases due to the way the brain is hardwired. Unconscious bias directly affects not only who gets hired, developed and promoted but also the ability of a team to be high performing, the effectiveness of...
Post date: August 22, 2019
This post is part of a series about using the Giving Voice to Values method to help leaders become more inclusive and cultivate more diverse organizations. For more on Giving Voice to Values, read the Summer 2019 issue of People + Strategy.  Ethical issues related to inclusion and diversity (I&...