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Exploring Female Leadership: Obligation or Opportunity? A Female Leader’s Role in Growing Female Talent: Part 4

Blog | Author: Lexy Thompson | Source: HCI | Published: December 15, 2014

Here we are, the conclusion of our 4 part series on the current state of Women in Leadership. I would like to start by thanking you all for taking this ride with me; I hope it’s been as enjoyable and interesting for you as it has for me. Though all of the research for this series has been intriguing and eye-opening, I have to admit what I am about to share is probably the most relevant.

 

What do women in leadership have to say? What’s really going on out there?

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Strategic Skills: Closing the New Talent Gap

White Paper | Author: Judy Chartrand, Ph.D., Chad Fife, MBA and Scott Flander | Source: Pearson TalentLens | Published: December 9, 2014
Here is the new normal in today’s business world: ambiguity, complexity, hyper-competitiveness, and blinding-fast change. But there is also another new normal: today’s emerging leaders simply are not ready. Extensive ... Read more
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The Neuroscience of Leadership: Practical Applications

White Paper | Author: Kimberly Schaufenbuel, UNC Executive Development Program Director | Source: UNC Executive Development | Published: December 8, 2014
New advances in the field of neuroscience may help us unravel the mystery of leadership effectiveness as well as improve manifold areas of the workplace.  To support HR and talent management professionals in using the newly-discovered ... Read more
Podcast

HCIPodcast: How to Avoid Derailing High-Potentials

Podcast | Published: December 5, 2014
Due to the enhanced emphasis on accelerating leadership development many organizations are pushing high potentials to achieve more in a much shorter amount of time. There are many positive outcomes that can come from moving the best and brightest ... Read more
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The Status of Critical Thinking in the Workplace

Blog | Author: Breanne Harris, Solutions Architect and Social Media Strategist for Pearson TalentLens | Source: HCI | Published: December 5, 2014

If you read enough blog posts or journal articles in the talent management industry, you may have the overwhelming feeling that the sky is falling. Post after post details the impending leadership crisis, the unruliness and lack of loyalty among Millenials, and that’s before we even cross into issues like declining employee engagement and digital disruptions. 

And yet, in many ways, the sky is actually falling.

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J.K. Organisation Builds Its Legacy on a Culture of Coaching

Blog | Author: Abby Tripp Heverin | Source: HCI | Published: December 4, 2014

The growth of a coaching culture at J.K. has helped address this need. “A coaching culture is visible in the behavior of people. It’s a way of looking at people and treating each other. When we describe a coaching culture, we’re describing a learning culture that is respectful and that values people’s potential and promotes innovation,” Meyne explains. “The significant breakthrough was in influencing the leaders’ mindset about people development.”

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Strengthen Your Leadership Bench Before It’s Too Late

Blog | Author: Bill Catlette | Source: HCI | Published: December 1, 2014

In recent discussions with classes of undergrad business school students, I posed the question, “How many of you aspire to a professional leadership role in business, government, or other organization?” In each case, 100% of the students answered in the affirmative. I didn’t say so at the time, but two divergent thoughts were crossing my mind, pretty much simultaneously:

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