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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&...
Post date: November 10, 2020
Strong leaders are strong teachers too. But the most enlightened leaders also pursue lifelong learning. As the pace of change continues to accelerate, the best leaders recognize that the tools they use today often become ineffective tomorrow. Even for business leaders who are decades into their...
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: October 5, 2017
One of the biggest mistakes any company can make is failing to engage high potential employees. These are the people who you can really build a team around, true leaders in progress. They can yield high returns on payroll investment, but they are also hard-wired for success. When they don’t feel...
Post date: November 17, 2016
According to research conducted in 2013 by the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, 21 of the Fortune 500 CEOs were women. Two years later, the Washington Post reported that figure has only grown to 24—a meager 5 percent of the total number of Fortune 500 CEOs. We are now in 2016...
Post date: April 14, 2020
Mark Johnson understands that leaders need to bring bold visions to life as they guide their companies. As co-founder of Innosight with Clay Christensen, Johnson has focused on connecting innovation and strategy. In his new book Lead From the Future: How to Turn Visionary Thinking into Breakthrough...
Post date: February 25, 2020
As a mentoring relationship comes to an end, I will often interview the mentor about what they learned during the relationship. “I need a mentor, too,” is the most popular refrain during these conversations.  Even the most senior-level employee is often surprised at their own realization about how...
Post date: April 16, 2020
While HR creates, implements and monitors people, processes and culture, HR frequently fails to win support from decision-makers. I know my proposals were often rejected or deferred. I felt stymied since I couldn’t predict what drove the decisions. It spurred me to pivot. I took three steps to...
Post date: July 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of business and companies are now working on ways to return to a more normal operation. At the same time, the widespread outcry over George Floyd’s death and the Black Lives Matter movement has forced companies to grapple with overcoming workplace...