In Leaders We (Don’t) Trust

By Briana Goldman on March 19, 2018

We have four major institutions around the world—NGOs, business, media, and government—and we don’t trust any of them. It’s our responsibility, as leaders, to step up and commit to creating trust. Here are four ways to start addressing this daunting topic with your team—to help you create a healthier environment.

Posted in Blog, Executive Development, Leadership Development

3 must-haves for sponsorship success

By Briana Goldman on January 18, 2017

Sponsorship has become more than just a buzzword for creating workplaces that are inclusive of women, minorities, different generations, and a global workforce—it is a powerful tool that can help us foster workplace equality. And it’s a tool we can leverage starting now.

Posted in Blog, Leadership Development, Women in Leadership

The need for sponsorship is now. (Here’s why)

By Briana Goldman on September 8, 2016

The reality is this: from 2012 to 2015, the number of women in the C-suite increased by only 1%. Sponsorship is an essential (and often overlooked) component necessary to reverse this trend. But first, we must break the cycle.

Posted in Blog, Inclusive Leadership, Leadership Development, Women in Leadership

Employee engagement begins at home

By Briana Goldman on February 3, 2015

Any company that’s looking to improve employee engagement—and bottom-line results—must first understand that work-life balance is a myth. There’s no such thing. Instead, employees have choices, and those choices affect how they engage with their work and their personal lives.

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Edit the script to your leadership story

By Briana Goldman on January 27, 2015

We encourage the leaders we work with to look at the highs and lows of their life, diagram them, and look for themes and insights to emerge. The objective is to strengthen their leadership by understanding what makes them a leader (and the person) they are.

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Hire the right rookies

By Briana Goldman on October 29, 2014

“Rookies,” whether they’re freshly minted university graduates or experienced professionals can be an asset for companies looking to improve organizational resilience and innovation.

Posted in Blog, Talent Management

Tips for team leaders

By Briana Goldman on October 17, 2014

We all know there is no “I” in team, but it can be equally difficult to find the “we” or the “us” too. I’ve found that successful team formation at every stage boils down to establishing a team identity.

Posted in Blog, Team Effectiveness