What is The Difference Between Leadership and Management?

There are fundamental differences between leadership and management that apply to any organization. This is especially pertinent regarding leading organizational change, and how the winning combination of great management and strategic leadership takes an organization to a new level. Many people think leadership and management are interchangeable terms, versions of the same concept. John Kotter,…

4 Leadership Tips from the Military

As far as leadership development goes, the military is a fine example of how ordinary men can be made into extraordinary men. A good motto for leadership is: “to have the heart of a servant with the confidence and preparedness of a general”. Just like the military, the business environment can be full of uncertainty…

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…