Five Lessons for Executive Leaders  

As we move to higher levels of the organization, it’s not always our job to make decisions – it’s our job to make sure decisions get implemented. This takes intentionality and an understanding that our “value” to the organization becomes more difficult to see. As with the transition from functional expertise to leadership expertise, our value goes from short-term wins and projects to long-term strategies that increase value to the organization over time.

Change Efforts Fail If Managers Are Poorly Prepared 

Frontline managers often feel responsible for doing the heavy lifting of organizational change efforts. This “manager’s dilemma” is not a guarantee of failure. When managers embrace four specific roles related to change efforts, they can be more successful in moving a change forward.

Are You A “Boss” Or A “Leader”? 

Is your leadership style outdated, or are you well prepared to manage the evolving workforce? If you define yourself as a leader, you operate on trust and believe that people want to work, enjoy their work, and will do their best work in an environment of trust and accountability.

The Challenge of Coaching Hybrid Teams

Managing well, whether in-person or at a distance, requires the same skillset. You’ll need to coach, give timely and actionable feedback, set priorities, clarify expectations, protect your team’s time, and use one-on-ones to increase engagement, certainty, autonomy, meaning, progress, and social inclusion.  

Plan Your Professional Development: Download Your Certificate Planning Guide

You want to invest in your professional development and achieve your goals without taking too much time away from work, but where do you get started? Professional Development Certificates allow you to expand your business skills without disrupting your workplace.

Setting Attainable New Year’s Resolutions

By Kim Hegeman  As the calendar changes over to a new year, you may make some personal and professional new year’s resolutions. When it comes to professional resolutions, they can be a great idea for …