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Post date: March 19, 2019
How effectively do your organization’s teams operate? If yours is like the majority of companies, the only thing that gets measured, monitored, and rewarded is how teams perform. The challenge is that how teams operate—the quality of their team culture—is as important as how teams perform. In an...
Post date: April 3, 2018
If you were raised in the United States or spent significant time living here, then you know that this country, perhaps more than others, believes in the power of rugged individualism. From the stories of early explorers and founding fathers that we learn about in grade school, to ways our media...
Post date: October 16, 2018
Most organizations waste an absurd amount of time arguing about three things: What to do, how to do it, and who should do it. Endless meetings are spent rehashing who is doing what by when. Despite that, no one ever knows who’s accountable for the steps that are decided upon, so employees don’t...
Post date: September 6, 2018
Most companies understand that collaboration is the lifeblood of any organization. Being able to work well in teams and across platforms is crucial for success. In fact, a study by Deloitte shows that collaborative employees work 15 percent faster and do 70 percent better work.  A major component...
Post date: November 3, 2016
One of the most important functions of any business is the hiring of talent. Recruiting (and retaining) skilled, values-aligned leaders and team members is the lifeblood of your organization.   HR plays a huge role in hiring. Your expertise in people systems, personnel practices, and interviewing...
Post date: June 14, 2016
Google’s quest to crack the team excellence code brings the author back to his childhood—when his parents insisted on two simple rules for discussions around the dinner table. It turns out these rules are the keys to team success. Share the Talk-Time and Be Sensitive When I was a kid, my parents...
Post date: November 27, 2018
Have you ever felt like you were expected to innovate but didn’t have enough time to do it? You’re not alone. Recent research shows this is a common problem for knowledge workers. In Workfront’s 2018 State of Work Report, 58 percent of the more than 2,000 workers surveyed said they are so swamped...
Post date: September 11, 2018
When you have the opportunity to add a new member to your team, there are lots of ways to go about making your selection. Beyond screening for the proper experience and skills, many selection methods involve some element of testing for fit. Is their working style the right one for the role? Is...
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: March 26, 2019
The business value of traditional performance management models is collapsing. Instead of clarifying expectations and building morale, legacy annual appraisal models of performance management can alienate talented and typical employees alike. While personal and enterprise tools and technologies for...