Category: Leadership

For the HR executive.

Why Good Team Management Is Important for Start-up Businesses

When we talk about start-ups and start-up culture, many imagine a collection of smart and driven individuals fulfilling business goals. What’s missing from this picture is the team management ensuring that it all runs like a smoothly oiled machine. Without good team management, the future and success of a start-up can be short-lived if no […]

5 Critical Leadership Traits Executives Need to Thrive in the Post-Digital Workplace

L&D professionals identify the ability to effectively deliver insights on skill gaps as a key priority. However, as the workplace becomes increasingly more digitized it’s important that executives understand the key traits that are critical for leadership to succeed. According to research from Randstad US, executives must develop new leadership capabilities in order to successfully […]

25 Teambuilding Activities That Actually Interest Workers

The term “teambuilding” often elicits groans and eye rolls from employees. Many workers see them as unwelcome interruptions in already packed workdays, thinking that these feel-good activities have little value and serve no real purpose.

The Art and Science of Delegation

There are different factors for businesses to succeed, one of which is by learning how to fully maximize your team members. To do this, you must be able to learn the importance of delegation.

The CHRO’s Evolving Role in the Employee Experience

When I talk to HR leaders, they often mention how frustrated their employees are by how difficult it is to get timely answers to simple questions about corporate policies, benefits, workplace amenities, and other everyday issues.

Five Ways to Identify Future Leaders in Entry-Level Candidates

People know a great leader when they see one. Yet, if you ask 10 people to describe the characteristics of a strong leader, you’ll probably get 10 different answers. True leadership is an evolutionary process in which successes and occasional failures have helped develop leadership abilities in equal measure. No two leaders have the exact […]

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Trending Workplace Issues CFOs are Watching in 2018

Good news: Over the course of the next year, 92% of finance executives in the United States plan to spend the same or more on their labor/head count than last year, according to the 2018 Global Business & Spending Outlook, a global survey conducted by American Express and the Institutional Investor Thought Leadership Studio. Compared […]

Do New Hires Have to Have Leadership Qualities?

According to research conducted by Gallup, only 1 in 10 people possess the talent to manage others, and companies fail to choose the right candidate for managerial and leadership roles 82% of the time. This means most organizations still have a long way to go when selecting their leaders and management staff.

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How to Prepare Employees for Leadership Roles

How do you help your new managers succeed? The last thing you want is for a new leader to fail and let down other employees. Clearly, that situation is no good for anyone. But not all employees who take on leadership roles are prepared for what that means. Even for people who excelled in their […]