Yet again, organizations, talent professionals, and leaders have to face the hard data and hard reality that we’ve still not cracked the code on what matters most to employees: career opportunities. It’s not for lack of effort. Companies are investing extraordinary resources in skills training, portals, online systems, and processes designed to make this happen. And it all falls short. Here’s why.
2020 is safely (and thankfully!) in our rearview mirror. And now we’ve made it through the first half of 2021. This seemed the perfect time to look back at our most popular blog content over the past six months. The most popular posts were not surprisingly focused on leadership and career development. This past year […]
Tom is a mid-level manager in a technology firm. He’s risen quickly because of the volume of work he’s consistently been able to manage. He explains his success like this: “Given the pace of business today, you can’t overthink things. You’ve got to diagnose what’s before you, apply the appropriate fix and move on to […]
If your organization is like most, you’re likely seeing less attention paid to development planning. It’s understandable. Leaders face time challenges like never before. Teams are increasingly distributed across geographies, making connections complex. The general sentiment that employees should own their own development frequently leads managers to a sensibility that’s too hands-off. And self-service/on-demand learning […]
Guest Post by Diana Peterson-More I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and working with Diana Peterson-More over the past 2+ decades and I’ve been consistently impressed by the extraordinary leadership she’s demonstrated in her work as a highly-placed HR executive, influential community member and consultant/advisor to top-tier organizations. So, you can imagine how pleased I […]
Leaders can’t help but bring their general disposition or temperament to work. And that disposition drives everything they do. How they run meetings. How they set goals. How they organize projects. And how they grow people. Developing others is among a leader’s most critical responsibilities, and the most valuable contribution they can make to the […]