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.
Despite the unpopularity of performance management, multiple surveys confirm that almost no companies actually have abandoned it. For good reason: companies need performance management to allocate-performance-based pay increases, bonuses, ... Read more
While most senior executives recognize the importance of developing leadership talent, their leadership development efforts often are not connected to their strategy processes. This disconnect prevents organizations from ... Read more
Do you feel like you’re faking it? Are you afraid that someone is going to discover you are an impostor, and that you don’t deserve your achievements and successes? Flawed beliefs about success, failure and self-worth lie at the root ... Read more
Leaders are increasingly challenged to be both technical experts and strategic thinkers; to be both empathetic and inspirational leaders; to think big picture and make rapid execution choices. The list of “ands” goes on and on. ... Read more
Val Jon Farris draws on his experience as a mentor to entrepreneurs looking to scale up quickly to paint a picture of the broader marketplace and the extraordinary opportunity facing talent management leaders today. Not only are more technical ... Read more
As an HR leader, what keeps you up at night? Is it meeting your executives’ demands for a greater contribution to the company’s strategic vision? Is it the requests to cut operational costs while simultaneously increasing efficiency? ... Read more
The ability for small and medium-size businesses to move faster than larger competitors is a key advantage. This requires business agility, which depends heavily on building an environment that fosters communication, connection, ... Read more