In today’s laser-fast marketplace, people must change their behavior and adopt new perspectives and practices repeatedly…and often rapidly. The key to this transformation is putting strategy at the center of the management process. Strategy Work: What’s It Really About?
Managers and Development in the Information Age
Advanced Principle: Leaders Are Grown
Transforming a human system – a company – is a soft and squishy under-taking. If done right, organizational change involves such non-analytical processes as inspiring people, getting them to believe in themselves and one another, coping with non-rational behavior, and … Continue reading
Every new hire will ultimately contribute either to moving your business forward or to holding it back. The worst candidates are typically screened out, but it’s the marginal ones who slip through and who adversely impact your organization’s productivity and … Continue reading
Firm Talk: The Art of Partnership in Professional Service Firms
Creating, building, and sustaining a family business is not only a fundamental American dream (92% of all U.S. businesses), but is also a powerful dream in most other modern capitalist economies. The benefits of family businesses are manifold, genuine, and … Continue reading
Succession planning is an initiative that many organizations don’t find the time to start until it’s too late. Having this process in place is vital to the success of the organization because the individuals identified in the plan will eventually … Continue reading
Regardless of how you look at it, people are the primary instrument of interpersonal influence, organizational impact, and personal accomplishment and fulfillment. People can change, but the most substantive and permanent change is realized when people develop from the inside … Continue reading
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