A lot of leaders believe that being tough and unflappable is the best way to inspire and manage. But you may be able to get better results from your team with a softer touch. Expert Emma Seppälä explains how compassion needs to be a part of any leader’s management style. Compassion is a better managerial […]
Employee feedback, compliance, government forms, leave policies, recruiting: the list of tasks that an HR professional have to perform is nearly endless. Just as important as any one task is how professionals put them all together into a united front. Welcome to the Strategic HR topic.
Yesterday, we heard from JB Training Solutions president Brad Karsh on how storytelling can boost the effectiveness of training. Today, we present a Q&A with Lee Ellis, whose compelling story as a former prisoner of war (POW) provides the background for his unique insights into leadership development. Ellis, a nationally recognized leadership consultant, award-winning author, […]
If you knew of a benefit that half of your workforce wants, and which they say would boost their productivity, would you embrace it? The results of a new survey show that telecommuting is the benefit half of workers want so much that some are willing to take a pay cut to get it. However, […]
By Lee Ellis Abraham Lincoln has been repeatedly voted as our most popular president, probably because he achieved great results in the face of incredibly difficult circumstances. But, how did he do it? When I posed this question to hundreds of corporate managers when facilitating leadership development, overall attributes fell into four areas of leadership […]
American women value the control to how they balance their lives, rather than just the opportunity, according to the results of a new survey.
By Omer Eiferman To meet the business challenges of today, and tomorrow, the adoption of a multi-persona bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategy is key to enabling the enterprise to attract and retain top talent.
Lee Ellis, a nationally recognized leadership consultant, award-winning author, and colonel USAF (retired) is often asked these questions on the topic of leadership development.
Executive leadership wants and needs an HR business partner who adds to the bottom line. The bad news, according to the Harvard Business Review, is that HR is not delivering.
Yum! Brands, Inc., parent company of the KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell restaurant chains, has all the ingredients for successful leadership development.
The grinding, continuous volume of change may be wearing out employees, but often senior leaders don’t see it, according to a seven-country survey of senior executives at large corporations.