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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: March 14, 2019
Although women make up a small percentage of senior leadership, female leaders are often rated as more competent—by both bosses and subordinates—than their male peers. And yet, many organizations continue to equate leadership potential with a handful of personality traits that don’t correlate to...
Post date: April 26, 2017
If you’ve read one article about hiring and engaging with Millennials, you’ve read them all. Most focus on Millennials who are hyper-focused on changing the world, who value work-life balance and feedback, above all else, and who, on the more negative side, are entitled, lazy, and uninspired. While...
Post date: March 27, 2017
With the next generation of workers upon us, Generation Z, or the iGeneration, has already begun to enter the workforce, and the first class of college degree holders will graduate this spring. So what does this mean for the future of work? Gen Xer David Stillman and his son, Gen Zer Jonah,...
Post date: July 9, 2019
We’re in a perfect storm. Increasing economic, social, and political demands on businesses around the world are intensifying—and must not be ignored. Deloitte’s 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report found that CEO’s number one measure of success today is “impact on society, including income...
Post date: June 14, 2018
“If you don’t understand people, you don’t understand business,” Simon Sinek, an author and marketing consultant, once said. But what happens when people don’t understand each other even in things that are unrelated to business? Companies have employees from different generations, including those...
Post date: August 30, 2018
Few leaders will admit it, but time and again the growth of their organizations outruns their skills. The same approaches and capabilities that once helped them succeed in their careers no longer apply as organizational challenges get more sophisticated, requiring leaders to change the way they...
Post date: May 28, 2020
Recently, at a conference I was asked how I develop good leaders. “First,” I responded, “you need to know what a good leader looks like.” As you prepare to develop leaders, which type of person do you want to be? Do you want to know what you’re looking for in potential leaders and be able to find...
Post date: May 30, 2019
Drawing on his decades of leadership experience, author Bill Treasurer puts forth that courage is the differentiator for successful leaders and the catalyst for organizational changes.  What is the state of leadership today? How has it grown and changed? According to a survey by the World Economic...
Post date: April 16, 2019
Feedback has been getting a fair share of bad press lately. However, in my opinion, detractors are conflating feedback (which is a good thing) with how it is delivered (which leaves much room for improvement).  Feedback is at the crux of the scientific method and is at the heart of all kinds of...