Team-based Projects Are Changing L&D’s Role
Work is shifting away from a defined, hierarchical framework toward project-based, teamwork-oriented tasks. One of the difficulties for HR and learning leaders today is keeping those teams learning new skills, new roles, and new opportunities in a world of uncertainty. Read More +
Activating Your Talent with Resilience
As a leader focused on improving the performance of your employees, teams, and managers, you’re looking for better ways to not just manage your talent, but activate it. Read More +
If You Can’t Find The Answer, Change the Problem
This article originally appeared on Forbes The design staff of a lifestyle company where I used to work posted this sign on their door: Question: “How many design directors does it take to change a light bulb?” Answer: “Does it have to be a lightbulb?” I saw this simple riddle Read More +
Do You Have The Courage To Become Agile?
Agile transformation is the theme of the decade. We’re saturated with reports, books, charts, infographics and white papers describing the agile organization. In their eagerness to restructure, leaders too often miss a decisive truth: Agile transformations depend entirely on the human factor. Read More +
Enough About Agile Firms — We Need Agile People
Agile is the buzzword of the moment. Every day we read about the necessity of developing agile organizations—but shouldn’t we be talking about agile people? Read More +
You Just Measured Employee Engagement. Now What?
If you are like many top HR teams today, you’ve completed an employee engagement survey, and HR teams and managers are all studying the results carefully, analyzing who is engaged by department, location, job description, and other factors. And that’s good news because employee engagement has been directly tied to Read More +
Change Is The New Normal. How Will You Handle It?
How has your business changed in the last year? Moving HR and IT to the cloud? Did you migrate products or essential internal systems to the cloud? Are AI and big data changing your business? Have you digitized your customer-facing interactions? Maybe you entered a new market or discovered your Read More +
The Single Most Important Skill You Need To Thrive At Work
This post originally appeared on Forbes This decade marks the most radical disruption of the workplace in our lifetimes. The confluence of big data, information transparency and innovative business models compels organizations of every size to change at head-spinning speed. In the next few years, as artificial intelligence and cloud computing Read More +
Binders Full Of Women Will Tell You: Work Life Balance Isn’t Merely A Women’s Issue
First appeared on Forbes.com. Before Mitt Romney’s claims about the women in his Governor’s administration having flexible hours get eclipsed by ships and bayonets and horses, let’s credit him for elevating Read More +