Category: Leadership

For the HR executive.

leadership

Rebel Against Business Norms to Build Employee Engagement

Companies are innovating and changing at a rate previously unimagined. Product lifecycles are shorter, links between manufacturing and the customer are closer, and the demands for process improvement and process change have never been greater. Business leaders have never needed their staff on their side more than they do now.

women

Technology Gender Gap: Report Finds Only 10% of Tech Executives are Female

A new report—recently released Entelo, a recruiting automation platform that modernizes hiring—found staggering gaps between the numbers and roles of women in tech vs. men, gaps that were consistent across the country. Further, the data showed a 50% drop in representation from women when comparing entry-level to executive roles within the technology industry.

Millennial

3 Ways to Prepare Millennials for Leadership Positions

We’re in the middle of a substantial workforce gap. As Baby Boomers and Gen Xers proceed into retirement, Millennials are taking over as the largest portion of the U.S. workforce, according to Pew Research—leaving a huge gap to fill in terms of leadership.

leadership

3 Qualities of Effective Leadership in the Modern Workplace

The concepts and values of leadership have evolved over the years. While the ideas of “Be loyal to your employer and do what you are told,” “Get people to follow you,” or “Climb your way to the top” used to be the standard mode of operation, times have changed. The workforce today is not interested […]

What Are Virtual Leadership Skills?

Do you employ virtual teams? What actions has the organization taken to ensure that the leaders of these teams have the skills and tools they need to be effective?

teambuilding

Igniting Your Team to New Levels of Performance

Almost every leader I have interviewed and or worked with, tells me they want a high-performance team. In fact, the number of teambuilding training sessions, workshops, books, and ropes courses equate to more than 10,000. Clearly, when it comes to constructing a team of people who work well together to create winning outcomes, knowing how […]

mind-set

Manager’s Guide: Coach Your Team with a Growth Mind-Set

We all know about the benefits of continuous feedback in creating high performing learning organizations. But do you feel you’ve started encouraging managers, employees, and teams to start sharing feedback but aren’t seeing the benefits?

5 Leadership Lessons for the C-Suite from Combat and the Classroom

In a world of exponentially increasing business tempo for C-Suite executives to adapt, innovate,  improve their products, services, profitability, and standing against the competition, where should they turn for insights and direction?  C-Suite leaders need clear, simple, and workable concepts that they can use immediately.  The perspectives that the C-Suite needs come not from consultants, […]