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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Welcome to the future of work. With the novel coronavirus pandemic, businesses have had to quickly shift to work-from-home and telecommuting arrangements. As most of us are adjusting to...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in the need for social distancing, quarantine, and isolation so that vulnerable individuals are not exposed to the virus and...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
We’re in the midst of a major shift in the way we work. The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has led companies all over the world to shift their office-based staff to working from home. While...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
In my chapter of ATD’s book Focus on Them, I describe Nelson Mandela as my favorite leader. Why him, you ask? His story is remarkable. He was an optimist who had a vision for replacing...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
As we enter what’s being considered as the new normal, it’s important for managers and leaders to develop an effective structure around their abilities to virtually manage their direct...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
If you understand why it is hard to manage technical people, then you can get better at managing technical people. Technical people are those who have a STEM degree or a degree in...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Trust! There’s no element more critical to any relationship than trust. A friendship with no trust is no friendship. A marriage with no trust is no marriage. And an organization’s culture...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Collaboration and leadership have been earmarked in the new Talent Development Capability Model as critical capabilities that must be a part of all talent development professionals’...
Blog Post
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Reflecting on life’s experiences that I have personally gone through, I realized that there are three critical attributes that help us all lead to excellence in everything we do.  These...
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Much has been written about America’s loneliness epidemic, including in the w orkplace. The word “loneliness” in the work context is a misnomer. It doesn’t capture the whole story. And what...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
The New Year high has come and gone and after several pep talks and goal-setting sessions, it seems your team is already running out of energy. The culprit? It might just be your management...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
In ATD’s book Focus on Them (December 2018), I introduced a new methodology for developing collaborative leadership in chapter 3—collaboration. Here, I took the lead from management guru...
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
As businesses continue to rapidly transform in the face of technological disruption, so do the skills and competencies necessary to keep pace with this change.To drive results, there is an...
Friday, January 10, 2020
“The level of toxicity in the workplace is at an all-time high,” warns Johnny Taylor, president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Taylor’s organization recently...
Monday, December 30, 2019
In 1967, Charles West Churchman, philosopher and systems scientist, coined the term “wicked problems.” Today, we describe challenges like climate change and health care as wicked problems,...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Me to project team member: “Can you send this information out to the project group? I’ll provide a small distribution list along with the email.” Project team member to me: “Sure.” The Next...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
When life gets a little overwhelming, it’s easy to get hung up on the things you don’t have: more money, fewer responsibilities, more free time. The list can be endless.While all of these...
TD Magazine
Monday, December 2, 2019
The various team configurations that can exist within a single company demand managers’ ability to contend with the different dynamics. Team structures used to be fairly set in stone....
Sunday, November 17, 2019
People are your greatest asset, right?  Maybe you have heard that before, but is it true for a business or non-profit? Organizations need people, but they are costing companies $9 trillion...
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Our conventional way of thinking about leadership needs to change because the generally accepted perceptions we hold about leadership just don't work anymore.As James MacGregor Burns said,...
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