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What work and social environments, personal attributes and characteristics are conducive to developing creative performance and innovation? If creativity and motivation to be innovative can be assessed and measured, how does that affect talent management practices? What does it take to create an innovative culture and the related talent management practices that make continuous improvement part of your every day way of doing business.

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White Paper

The Care and Feeding of the Leader’s Brain

White Paper | Author: Sharon McDowell-Larsen | Source: Center for Creative Leadership | Published: 1 day ago
Let’s be honest. Your company didn’t hire you for your brawn or your finely sculpted six pack. In business, brain power wins the day, not horsepower. Your ability to think, communicate and exhibit emotional intelligence and creativity ... Read more
Webcast

Developing Emotionally Effective Leaders

Webcast | Presented By: Drew Bird | Webcast Aired: December 2, 2014
When it comes to emotional intelligence, the gap between knowing and doing is holding many leaders back. While it has become widely accepted that emotional intelligence is a key ingredient of leadership success, leaders struggle to translate ... Read more
Blog

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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Blog

Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude Beyond the Scheduled Holidays

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: November 20, 2014

Thanksgiving is a holiday dedicated to being grateful. But what about the remaining 364 days of the year? My family, like a lot of families, is spread far across the country, so planning the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday was a complicated process. We had the good fortune of deploying ambitious planners and gracious hosts, coupled with the modern conveniences of group text messages to determine when and how to host the holiday to accommodate the schedules of nearly 30 family members.

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