Two Keys to Successful Leadership Development

How much does leadership development help organizational performance? Statistics show that 40% of people are unaffected by leadership development. That means that 60% of the people in an organization are carrying the additional load. The promise of employee engagement, increase in productivity, and improvement in customer service are partially unfulfilled by the statistical outcomes of…

How to Work with Difficult Co-Workers

It’s inevitable. At some point in your career you will encounter difficult coworkers. How you manage those difficult coworkers is what will set you apart.  Here are four tips for dealing with difficult coworkers. Rise Above: Whether it is a difficult coworker who talks constantly and never listens, one who doesn’t follow through on projects, competes with you for power or undermines you with the boss,…

HR & Technology Trends 2016

Human Resources continues to see major changes.  While some of the key parts of human resources continues to be top of the list (see #1 below), we are seeing changes in how we do things (and how we interact with other areas and people). 1)  Leadership Development Leadership development is still at the top of…

Leadership Development: What Is It, What Steps Are Needed, & How Do I Create a Program?

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT What is Leadership Development and How Does It Compare to Leader Development and Leadership Training? Leader development focuses on the development of the leader which may include personal attributes, behaviors, thoughts and feelings.  This type of development focuses on the person. Leadership development focuses on the process.  It includes social influence, team dynamics and more.…

Human Resources Challenges

What are the top challenges of human resource professionals?  We asked them, and this is what we learned: 1.  Talent Acquisition – HR professionals told us that hiring top talent is their number one challenge.  With an increase in the need for certain skill sets, there is a smaller pool of talent (and more companies…