Employees navigating your organization will always be better prepared when they are guided by other leaders and actively share knowledge with them. You can utilize external executive coaches to provide objective advice and goal-setting skills, and you can create a mentoring program to bridge the generational and skills gaps in your workforce. Learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of these programs, and demonstrate the ROI of creating a culture that actively supports coaching and mentoring.
Having read an article about Seattle Seahawks coach, Pete Carroll's post game comments; "It really took me getting fired a couple times, getting kicked in the butt, to get to where I am now.” I realized that getting fired wasn’t the worst thing in the world, and resolved to double up on my self-awareness, and loosen the necktie just a bit going forward. A Chinese proverb suggests that, “A man without a smile must not open a shop.” That applies just as much to the role of a leader as it does a shopkeeper.Read more
If people have been learning for eons, why is there any need to consider a shift in how we offer learning to people at work? Just exactly what is social learning and can it pay off for my organization? Let’s start with a backdrop to define social learning, and then give you five reasons why it’s important for you to design a social learning strategy.Read more
The opportunity to move across different job functions was, in my experience, born from the necessity of the start-up nature of the organizations for which I was employed. But these same principles are becoming more prominent in global corporations as they strive to become more agile in today’s frequently changing marketplace.Read more