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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 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: March 21, 2019
Transformational leadership is easy to understand, easy to implement, and more realistic than some of the other leadership forms. Transformational leadership is one leadership style that should be embraced at the senior level of organizations to manage organizational knowledge through implementing...
Post date: October 3, 2018
The Fall 2018 issue of People + Strategy focuses on living better to lead better. This blog post intended to further the conversation on what it means to change the way we work, live, and engage with our workplace lives. During World War II, the rush to produce munitions in sufficient quantities to...
Post date: March 22, 2017
We all know curiosity is what leads scientists to make discoveries that alter lives, and entrepreneurs to innovate to tap new markets. Most organizations facing an increasingly competitive marketplace are focused on hiring curious leaders to tackle the challenge of identifying opportunities for...
Post date: August 29, 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. Read the previous post here. For more on Giving Voice to Values, read the Summer 2019 issue ofPeople + Strategy.  Organizational mission...
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: 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: 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: December 19, 2019
To become a leader, there is a series of key shifts in mindset and behavior so you can show up ready to lead, influence, and make a bigger impact than you can make alone.  This transition from doing to leading is one of the trickiest, stickiest shifts to make in a career, but one that’s absolutely...