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Post date: June 18, 2020
Many organizations have plans going well into the future with strategic goals spanning five to 15 years. Corporate strategy is a pattern of decisions and plans which are directed at interacting with the external and internal environment and effectively and efficiently allocating capabilities to...
Post date: July 19, 2017
By Andi Simon Do you feel like you are following the latest shiny object? Chasing the noisiest new notion? Are you sleepless over decisions that sounded really smart but may not be right for your organization—or for you? These days, the speed at which new technologies and business models are...
Post date: May 2, 2019
How do you create a real culture of feedback? The engagement and feedback tools now on the market give employees many ways to express their opinions. But is all this feedback leading to action? First, we do want employees to feel safe and comfortable talking about what’s on their minds. The growth...
Post date: September 7, 2016
Analytics should be used in organizations to uncover the key people drivers of actual business outcomes (e.g. sales, profits, turnover). Instead, most organizations are using analysis to just create more reports and more metrics.  Misguided metrics typically focus on HR efficiencies, such as time-...
Post date: June 15, 2017
It’s graduation season, a time to reflect on accomplishments, changes, and new beginnings. As a grandfather, I get the pleasure of reflecting on three different cycles of change—my own, my children’s and, my grandchildren’s. Of course, personal changes and transitions are an important part of work...
Post date: November 13, 2018
This is Part 1 of a two-part blog series on ageism. Read Part 2 on ways to eliminate ageism and be a more inclusive workplace.  Ageism in the workplace, otherwise known as age bias or age discrimination, is becoming increasingly more prevalent in today’s business world. While many employers would...
Post date: July 9, 2020
The way we work is not sustainable. Sherwin knows this well. He has 20 years of experience as a skilled information technology (IT) professional and is one of the many professionals and managers we interviewed in a Fortune 500 company we’ll call TOMO. Sherwin estimates he works about 70 hours per...
Post date: July 25, 2019
Over the last decade, most HR leaders have been obsessed by the role of millennials at work and figuring out how to meet the different expectations and needs of these young workers.Certainly, this has been important work. But, leaders need to be aware of a much bigger demographic challenge ahead:...
Post date: February 13, 2017
Losing the battle on employee engagement and retention is the surest road to business failure. Employee turnover not only undermines long-term client relationships, but replacing employees can also get very costly—generally 20 percent of annual salary for mid-range positions (earning $30,000 to $50...
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...