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Post date: August 25, 2016
The business process of performance management often seems like an isolated room within the “human capital” house (see figure below). The walls around the room appear opaque, with little visibility or clarity provided to a workforce that wants to understand what informs the performance management...
Post date: July 23, 2020
Today’s business leaders need to resist prioritizing short-term gains over long-term objectives. David M. Cote, executive chairman of Vertiv Holdings Co. and former CEO of Honeywell, can speak from experience that the balance of short-term and long-term objectives is essential and achievable.  HR...
Post date: February 15, 2017
Trust and transparency are more critical than ever in today’s work environment, particularly as leaders take on the ultimate business challenge: building brand trust. Since we entered the Social Age, the corporate world has promoted the idea of being “transparent.” For even longer, we’ve talked...
Post date: January 3, 2019
Corporate decision-making and forecasting is difficult enough, but it is exponentially more challenging in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) environment.  To develop better individual and organizational decision-making to make accurate and efficient decisions, especially in a...
Post date: May 6, 2020
Leaders have always had to balance the immediate short-term needs of the business with the long-term strategies and vision. This paradox of leadership is especially true as companies recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Leaders need to formulate return-to-work plans and adjust work processes for the...
Post date: December 10, 2019
Amazon, as an organization, is committed to building a Forever Day-1 culture that works to combine the size and scale advantages of a big company, the speed and agility of a startup, and the continuous upgrade of organizational capabilities. From the day he launched his new venture, Jeff Bezos has...
Post date: August 20, 2019
“Can you help us hire for culture fit?” is a question I receive on a weekly basis. The real question companies should be asking is “Should we hire for culture fit and if so, how?” Many organizations believe that the ability of new hires to “fit” within the company culture directly impacts their job...
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: July 23, 2019
In an economy where the competition for competent workers has reached war-like proportions, finding new ways to bring top talent on board can create significant competitive advantage. One talent pool that companies sometimes overlook is the community of professional freelancers and contract workers...
Post date: April 21, 2020
It’s a challenging time. Political divisiveness is rife. Economic gaps get wider. And now, the world is on edge over the health and economic impact of a new virus. It’s clear to me that employers must become the trusted entity in peoples’ lives, in addition to the source of earnings, career and job...