If you are a project sponsor or project manager, you know how important project schedules, budgets, and stakeholder satisfaction are for project success. But there are other, maybe more important, variables that are essential for monitoring a project’s health. The DICE framework helps you measure four variables that are statistically significant for project success or failure.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training has become increasingly more prevalent in the workplace. However, it is not uncommon to encounter resistance to DEI training, whether that be from executive leadership or individual team members. Understanding the reasons behind resistance to DEI training is crucial for organizations and facilitators to address these concerns effectively and create successful DEI initiatives.
In my role as Program Director, I’ve worked with many organizations looking for how to best roll out an effective continuous improvement program. There is no one right way because every organization is different. There are a few roadmaps that tend to create successful outcomes and satisfy the needs of many different organizations.
Customer-centricity is all about meeting your customers’ needs while staying true and authentic to your brand. What does that really mean for your retail organization, and how can you embed it into the fabric of your organization?
Mindset refers to your prevailing attitudes, beliefs, and perspectives about the world and yourself. It shapes how you interpret experiences, face challenges, and set goals. I’ve debated with colleagues whether mindset drives behaviors or whether behaviors drive mindset. As is sometimes the issue with these sorts of questions—especially questions that touch on the brain’s executive function—the only correct answer is that it depends. Are behavioral solutions sufficient to create and maintain a leadership style?
Organizations are recognizing the value of diversity and inclusion as key drivers of success. Inclusive leadership is emerging as a critical factor in creating a workplace that not only celebrates differences but also leans into them for innovation and growth.
AI is a great tool for business. The longer your organization waits to understand and leverage AI as a tool, the further behind you may fall. How effectively your organization utilizes and integrates this tool is key.
There’s no one-size-fits-all journey to professional success. Each career story is unique, shaped by diverse experiences. Matt Bartman has his own unique journey to share from his nontraditional path to leadership to the pivotal role of professional development, and CPED, in his career.
Establishing and nurturing solid relationships requires skill and determination. In the absence of positive, considerate relationships, individuals, teams, and organizations risk failure on multiple fronts—falling engagement, declining productivity, and departing employees.
It takes only seconds to make or break a team member’s day. These brief interactions are called microbehaviors. Our microbehaviors have the potential to make an immediate and positive impact on someone else. Fine tuning your microbehaviors is not as heavy of a lift as you might think.