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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: August 7, 2018
Thinking outside of the box has been a business go-to for years, but is it really as effective as we think it is? Brad Deutser offers a new method for thinking about and building organizational culture—thinking inside the box.   How does looking inside the box help companies find answers?   About...
Post date: June 19, 2018
Back in 2015, one of the greatest geniuses who ever lived, famed physicist Stephen Hawking, said there was but one topic that remained a great mystery to him: women.   While meant to be a light, self-deprecating joke, the comment struck a nerve with women. Hawking was certainly not the first to...
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: December 1, 2016
Companies love to label or typecast leaders over time. As an executive coach and former CHRO, I wish I had a dollar for every time we labeled a senior leader as not being “strategic” enough to get to the next level. Some consultants often use elaborate assessments to create a false sense of...
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: March 13, 2018
Why do we entertain so few options when confronted with a challenge? Why do we self-impose and accept limits? Limits constrain who we are and what we can achieve, while options unleash creativity and allow us to move beyond arbitrary boundaries so we can make thoughtful choices. My role as a coach...
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: May 17, 2018
As AI is transforming business models and delivering value by augmenting organizational capabilities to serve better customers, it’s important for executives to realize that using AI presents much more than a technology challenge — it requires a different leadership mindset. Today, almost every...
Post date: April 28, 2015
Bernard Fontana is a rare case: On his way to becoming CEO of Swiss-based global cement maker Holcim, Ltd., he had a stint as CHRO. For three years he was executive vice-president of HR for the Flat Carbon division of ArcelorMittal, the world's leading integrated steel and mining company (he also...