Category: Talent

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.

Is Compassion a Part of Your Managerial Strategy?

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 […]

Leadership Lessons from a Former POW: A Q&A with Lee Ellis

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, […]

Results or Relationship Minded? How to Balance your Leadership Priorities

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 […]

Leadership Development: A Q&A with Lee Ellis

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.