Today’s business landscape is more global than ever before, and organizations must develop internationally-oriented leaders in order to be competitive in the market. BPI group’s Michael McGowan, Managing Director, Leadership & Talent, and John Blyth, Executive Coach, shared their insights on how to identify and develop global leaders to drive organizational success.
It’s an exciting time in HR. New generations entering the workforce are pushing the boundaries of more traditional HR practices. A long-tenured career with one employer is a thing of the past. Transient employees combined with the rise ...Read more
Learn how to hold yourself and your teams accountable for ongoing focus and continuous improvement and discover the keys to an effective action-taking process that leads to sustainable change.
A lagging approach to performance management is a reality that most companies no longer ignore. Many are actively transitioning to a real-time, continuous approach, but they’re also facing the overwhelming responsibility of restructuring ...Read more
Imagine if you knew as much about your employees as your marketing team does about your consumers. Imagine if you knew as much about your employees as retailers know about their customers as we enter the gift-giving season. It’s possible—and it’s not as time-consuming or as challenging as you might think. Employees are behaving more and more like consumers—they’re leaving feedback on Glassdoor, Facebook and Twitter in addition to interdepartmental emails and watercooler conversations.
Take a moment to consider some of the top performers in your organization. Perhaps some of them report directly to you. As you think about these individuals and their future careers at your company, what next steps do you envision they will take? Will your best programmer someday become Chief Technical Officer? Does your best accountant have what it takes to become a CFO? We’ve often heard the adage, “Past behavior is the best indicator of future performance,” but this phrase can be confusing. Future performance is not the same thing as future potential.
People the world over are watching intently as a new U.S. presidential administration goes through its staffing up process, taking notes and names as to who’s in, who’s out, who’s on the fence, what the relative merits of each candidate are, who’s calling the ball, the list goes on. One can only hope that the behind-the-scenes process used to vet and select candidates is as serious as the reporting of it.
Last time we discussed how a lack of effective communication can cause a detrimental decline in accountability, essentially crippling an organization over time. Today, we’ll wrap up the series by focusing on how playing not to lose affects sustainability.
Your job as a leader is to build people up. To give others credit and not worry about the people who are wishing you ill. If you want to grow, here are three things to stay away from.Read more
Having a learning mindset is critical for making strides in leadership development. In this Interview, Vicki Good, Portfolio Director, General Management Program, Harvard Business School, and Robert Swander, Client Services Manager, Harvard ...Read more