The conventional wisdom that underlies current leadership models is insufficient for these unconventional times. Leaders and their teams need a new toolkit.
Leaders who see their role just as “getting results” are unlikely to frequently offer employees praise and encouragement, authentic listening, or credit or to celebrate efforts as well as accomplishments. Yet the best bosses do these things daily.
Leaders believe they have a compelling story to tell, but through the eyes of the employees, the opposite is often the case. This is true at the highest levels of the organization as well as with functional leaders, like in learning and development.
There is an element that does drive leaders’ decision-making, qualities and actions, and it is one that relatively no one is talking about.
This playbook uncovers key skills and resources that define what great leaders do to manage change and establish a winning culture in order to increase engagement with their company's most valuable asset: its people.
As companies invest more heavily in AI, they will need to invest also in leaders who understand it.
In today’s competitive landscape, most leaders would benefit from spending more time learning how to enhance their ability to influence.
The prevailing approach to leadership today – and to business in general – is to focus on short-term performance rather than long-term results. This short-term focus means we’re often forced to be more transactional than strategic in our work.
The best companies have leaders who are focused on creating more leaders. But without an honest, clear-eyed, outside assessment program, there’s simply no way to honestly gauge where you are.