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See What Happens When Real-Time Feedback Takes Flight

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: February 26, 2015
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The conveniences of modern travel are often overlooked when measured against the reality that any attempt to go from point A to point B is frequently rife with potential setbacks.  That’s why, on my way home after HCI’s Workforce Planning and Talent Strategy Conference this week, I made peace with the fact that the next several hours were not going to be particularly enjoyable.

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Bossy: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?

White Paper | Author: Cathleen Clerkin, Christine A. Crumbacher, Julia Fernando, and William A. (Bill) Gentry | Source: Center for Creative Leadership | Published: February 13, 2015
In light of the recent interest in the word “bossy” and the Ban Bossy campaign, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) conducted research on the role of the word bossy in the workplace. We discovered: Bossy is not a ... Read more
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Three Pieces of Advice for New Leaders

Blog | Author: Bill Catlette | Source: HCI | Published: February 20, 2015

Often, when someone is first appointed to a leadership role, it occurs via a “battlefield promotion” where the person in front of them, the incumbent leader goes up, down, or away, and they are thrust into the role. For some reason, this often seems to occur on a Friday, and the conversation goes something like this: “You’ve been here a while now, and you know the business, the people and processes. You’re a natural. Starting Monday, I want you to be the new (fill in the blank job title). I have confidence that you will succeed.” Left unsaid is the very real message, “and you’ve got all weekend to get ready.” 

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Transformational Change: An Ecosystem Approach - Lessons from Nature for Those Leading Change in Organizations

White Paper | Author: David L. Dinwoodie, Corey Criswell, Rich Tallman, Phil Wilburn, Nick Petrie, Laura Quinn, John McGuire, Michael Campbell, and Larry McEvoy | Source: Center for Creative Leadership | Published: February 12, 2015
What if our organizational change agents interacted like the players in natural ecosystems so that transformational change was truly widespread, dominant, and self-sustaining?  Change in the natural world occurs similarly to the way change ... Read more
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Navigating Change: A Leader’s Role

White Paper | Author: David Dinwoodie, William Pasmore, Laura Quinn, and Ron Rabin | Source: Center for Creative Leadership | Published: February 12, 2015
The effects of change are felt up, down, and around our organizations. Change can be seen as positive or negative, exciting or demoralizing, vital or unnecessary, easy or difficult—often all of the above.  The role of mid- ... Read more
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