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Post date: December 27, 2018
For many leaders, the most difficult part about coming into his or her new role is two-fold: quickly getting up to speed on what the new position requires and learning how to positively influence the overall direction of the company. At the same time, they are being tasked with accelerating their...
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: May 8, 2018
Corporate social impact has gained attention by media, consumers, and leaders across the globe, compelling businesses to consider how to best implement these initiatives within their organizations. These programs demonstrate how companies are addressing some of society’s biggest challenges, and are...
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: July 24, 2018
This is part of a series of posts that provide lessons and techniques for readers to supercharge their leadership development programs and implement a reliable pipeline for their company’s future leadership. Last month we discussed developing a leadership development program that is compatible with...
Post date: October 12, 2016
There’s a bit of a revolution going on in the world of CHROs. Gone are the days when people in this role are seen as the keepers of the administrative people functions. Today’s effective CHROs are clearly part of the executive teams that develop and execute business strategy. Increasingly, the...
Post date: January 29, 2019
Remember the days of vinyl records? You bought a 45 for the hit single, but there was another single on the flip side—two songs for the price of one. Today, this classic notion isn’t as rare as you might think. Leadership styles, like records, have A and B sides too.  Your A side features those...
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: February 12, 2019
Stretch assignments are popular right now among employers. These temporary “try outs” allow companies to solve real business issues while field-testing employees’ skills and abilities. These opportunities can also make a substantive impact for individual employees. One study of executives showed...
Post date: June 18, 2019
In today’s fast-paced business environment, effective change management is more important than ever. The ability to respond quickly to changing business conditions lends resiliency to an organization and allows it to take advantage of new opportunities as they arise. This can only be achieved...