Despite the abundance of studies, resources and trainings around change management initiatives, research shows 70% of all major change efforts in organizations fail. Why? While the processes for making an organizational change are relatively sound, companies often neglect the most critical factor in the change equation: people.Read more
The World Cup has been a revelation. Team USA’s heroic knock-out match against Belgium enthralled the nation and catapulted goalie Tim Howard to celebrity status as he notched up a record number of saves to keep us in the match, and keep our hopes alive, until the very end.
But as well as the thrills of that match, there was a great deal the human capital and talent professions can learn from the World Cup. I’ve chosen three lessons that stand out for me: