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Post date: June 30, 2016
When we started writing Creating the Vital Organization, we were repeatedly struck by a simple fact: While organizations must be driven by unique strategies, the underlying principles outlined in the book are universal—equally applicable to a variety of organizations whether they are global...
Post date: August 11, 2017
There is plenty of research on how to alleviate stress in your organization. Here is what I have found to be the most rigorous, statistically valid, independent research on workplace stress—and the precise steps your HR department can take to reduce it:   Job stress is largely due to a fundamental...
Post date: August 27, 2019
Today’s leaders must be masters of learning to stay on top of the changing business climate, new technology, shifting trends, and more. Learning helps facilitate new ways of connecting, collaborating, and being efficient.  In this spirit of learning, here are five new and forthcoming books that...
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: May 23, 2019
Strategy and organization design demand strategic thinking skills, which enable differentiation. Among the many elements of strategic thinking—such as the ability to see the big picture, idea generation, trend interpretation, or data and analytics—there is one critical factor that sometimes gets...
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: September 19, 2019
High-trust organizations generally perform better over time than their low-trust counterparts. They’re innovative. These organizations tend to have more pleasant workplaces than low-trust organizations. In fact, low-trust organizations tend to damage the lives and health of those condemned to labor...
Post date: June 13, 2019
When making a list of your most strategic allies in your organization, does your CFO make the cut? We certainly hope so. CFO and CHRO collaboration has been a hot topic for years, but it has never been more important as evidence mounts that it drives meaningful business growth.  EY found that 80...
Post date: January 24, 2019
In enterprises across the globe, the HR function is transforming: coming out from behind the scenes to play a leading role as the strategic business partner. This is more apparent than ever in HR’s role in helping organizations reskill their workforce and finding the talent required for the digital...
Post date: May 19, 2020
Even with COVID-19 reshaping the talent marketplace, companies are still challenged to make sure the right talent is in place for long-term objectives. Talent strategy is just as crucial as financial, marketing, or operational strategies in driving future success. The ability to develop, recruit...