The importance of effective teamwork has never been more critical than it is now. Why? Simply put, businesses aren’t run the way they used to be. In the past, organizations had a clear top-to-bottom hierarchy, departments were self-contained, and neat borders existed between individual roles. Such a set-up may appeal to our sense of order, […]
From the employer’s perspective, employee network groups can boost engagement and retention—or they can create divisiveness. To ensure the former, employers need to be involved from the start.
Deloitte has announced new research that identifies keys to driving a highly diverse and inclusive corporate culture, which in turn drives better business outcomes. Summarized in a WhatWorks® brief, the findings appear in “High-Impact Diversity and Inclusion: Maturity Model and Top Findings,” research from Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP.
It just doesn’t make any sense. Mention to someone that you have a chronic condition like high cholesterol or heart disease, and they will shower you with empathy, offers of assistance, and maybe even a recipe for a healthy snack. Mention that you suffer from mental illness, and the same person is just as likely […]
As an organization that aims to improve employee health and well-being, Ergotron, Inc. actively engages in research to recognize the impacts of sedentary computer work and educate others on creating workplace cultures of health and movement. Supporting this corporate mission, the company has released findings from its Workplace Movement Assessment, an internal survey of more […]
Organizations of all sizes are starting to recognize the importance of identifying and developing high potential leaders who are critical to the achievement of strategic objectives. Also, most organizations use some type of leadership competency model for this purpose. However, most of these competency models are only loosely related to the organization’s strategic objectives, resulting […]
As businesses mature and position for growth, change, or succession, it is time to take a good look at the leaders of your company. Are they still the right people to take your business to the next level?
We would like to offer a declaration—an inflexible line in the sand, if you will. It is foundational to the value of sales training and the professionals who proudly call themselves sales trainers. It is as follows:
Every sales trainer has to enable two outcomes—increase revenue year over year and protect revenue year over year.
Criticism of leadership development programs often stems from the lack of hard data measuring how the programs affected leaders’ behavior and the company’s bottom line business metrics. In fact, less than 8% of CEOs ever see the business impact of their leadership development programs or the return on investment (ROI), according to a recent LinkedIn […]
Human Resource (HR) professionals are often put in situations where they are required to balance the needs and wants of employees as well as those of the overall company. While the needs of a company are important, employees are the key reason as to why companies are successful, which means their ability to deliver results while being happy in their role is the ultimate goal.