If you are willing to invest the time and effort in developing critical thinkers, these managers and employees will reward you by producing more efficient and creative teams and, thus, a more successful business.
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In terms of leadership development and culture sustainability (for good or bad), the selection of HiPo employees is probably the most important decision you’ll make as a leader. These employees are the people who you’ve identified as the next leaders.
L&D leaders are perhaps especially suited to servant leadership. The same motivations that lead many training professionals to enter the field — a desire to help others grow, for example — lend themselves well to a servant leadership style of...
Now that the dust has settled from the transition into the 2020s, let’s take one last look at the mergers, acquisitions and investments of 2019, this time focusing on the fourth quarter.
Nonprofits are one of the largest employers in the U.S. However, when the number of employees you bring on board is exceeded by the number of employees who leave, mission-driven viability becomes moot.
It is becoming difficult to ignore that the most significant factor impacting people’s happiness and performance at work is their manager. However well paid the role, if a manager’s people skills are lacking, employees are more likely to feel...
Creating an expectation of accountability can be difficult for any manager, but it is an especially common challenge for new managers. Often, they make the mistake of thinking they must establish their authority before they can hold anyone accountable.
#MeToo has lifted a burden of pain and shame for millions of female employees, empowering many to demand justice and safe working conditions. But #MeToo has also led many men to feel scared to mentor, sponsor or even work with women.
Lean back in your chair; close your eyes; and think about a time when you were working in the zone — the WOW zone — loving the job you were doing so much that you would have done it for free if you had some other way to pay the bills. That’s...