By Shirley Milgrom on May 31, 2017
These days it’s impolite to tap away on a phone, a gadget that releases nervous energy, during a meeting. But if we ban cell phones, how can we address the loss of focus that results from sitting still in meetings and presentations? Here are a few ways to get started.
By Sarah Breigle on May 12, 2017
Research in the field of neuroscience has a lot to offer as we think how to focus on work that creates real impact. Join us May 17 for a webinar with Michael Bungay Stanier for a deep dive into the science of what really makes the difference—and how you can apply this thinking with your team.
By Jim Estill on April 25, 2017
The question you need to ask as a leader is not, “How do I keep inspiring my team?” It’s, “How do I get my team fully engaged, so they’re itching to move on to the next target?” It starts with getting clear on your why.
By Matt Norquist on April 24, 2017
We sorted fact from fiction to determine what separates great leaders from the rest. Our data from nearly a million leaders worldwide revealed five key commitments that separate the best from the rest.
By Richard Leider on February 1, 2017
There are no rigid formulas for how to write your purpose statement as a leader, mentor or coach, but there are many helpful techniques to assist you. Here are seven thought-provoking questions to get you started.
By Sarah Bettman on January 24, 2017
If you’re a high performer who has gradually taken on more work to prove your own value, you’re not alone. The desire to be seen as a valuable contributor and a team player eventually leads to an exhaustive to-do list. Read on to hear Sarah’s practical advice for getting to the next level.
By Maria Auperin on January 6, 2017
Our leadership experts share 15 books that have impacted them in meaningful ways and challenged them to change their outlooks on their professional and personal lives.
By Richard Leider on December 7, 2016
The new work world requires that we “know ourselves,” know our “value proposition,” and become intrapreneurial lifelong learners. Are you and your team prepared for this new normal?
By Susan MacKenty Brady on November 8, 2016
It’s true: organizations need to address the factors that keep women from advancing. And, it’s also our job as leaders to do our part. This short video offers a look at the seven hurdles that could be getting in your way—and how you can shift your thinking—starting now.
By Mark Hannum on September 23, 2016
Organizational change starts with getting to the root cause of the problem—and rallying your people to help create the solution. This is a critical (and often painful) first step. Learn how one of the world’s most reputable non-profits started the rebuilding process and ultimately equipped 650 employees to create a culture shift.