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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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Webcast

Accelerating Time to Experience for “First Time” Leaders

Webcast | Presented By: Amanda Young Hickman, Karen Powell | Webcast Aired: 2 days ago
Front line leaders are critical to an organization’s success, however they often have limited experience leading teams and managing through complexity. As a result, they learn - and make mistakes - in real-time; on the job, often with ... Read more
Blog

Generalizing Generations: Why it Doesn’t Work

Blog | Author: Stacey Engle, Vice President of Marketing; Halley Bock, President & CEO; and Christine Douglas, SVP Client Solutions & Global Partnerships, Fierce, Inc. | Source: HCI | Published: October 24, 2014

If you look at the press and commentary you’d think that Millennials (insert zombies) are coming in mass to get us. They will soon take over business as we know it, booting out boomers, trampling Gen Xers, and demanding every entitlement under the sun. So we thought we’d add to the chatter with different perspectives, from all sides of the generational divide.

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Blog

Effective Leadership Starts with Critical Thinking

Blog | Author: John Ager, Master Facilitator and Trainer, Kepner-Tregoe | Source: HCI | Published: October 23, 2014

To be an effective leader, you don’t need to be the smartest person in the room, but, it does help if you ask the right questions. Because leaders are the people responsible for resolving situations, this often requires taking or guiding action(s) in response to change. Critical thinking is just as important a mindset as decisiveness and leaders must be aware of the appropriate scenarios for each.

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Article

The Power of Practice

Article | Author: Jamie Hayman | Source: Insight Experience | Published: October 22, 2014
Imagine going to the emergency room and finding out you need your appendix removed.  There are only two surgeons available. All you know about the first is that she has played the game 'Operation' thousands of times. All you know ... Read more