Tagged: alignment to strategy

The Manager’s Role in Career Development

Aligning individual aspirations with the constant pressure of organizational expectations can be a daunting task. For many managers, it can feel like two jobs in one. However, the three simple steps we review can go a long way to demystifying the process and creating a more engaging and productive team culture.

The Core Elements of Executive Presence

Executive presence is likely to remain on the top of the list of desirable leadership traits. Hold onto the leaders who have it—they can be hard to find. Work with your leaders to cultivate the skills that can improve it.

Driving Innovation from Within

Drawing on in-depth research of hundreds of successful innovators soon to be released in his next book, Change the World without Quitting your Job, Kaihan Krippendorff outlines the seven key steps to unlock the value of your employees’ ideas, drive innovation inside your organization, and make sure the next “great idea” doesn’t go unnoticed.

7 Barriers to Internal Innovation

By recognizing where your organization blocks the path of internal innovation along this IN-OVATE path, you will be able to unlock a flow of value-generating ideas.

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Focus: The Top Priority for Leaders

During this webinar, speaker Mark Smith, author of Distinctions: 52 Lessons in Leadership, will share stories from his experiences working with successful leaders from across the globe and provide practical tips on how to ensure greater focus on the things that matter.

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The Task-Time Tension

Time-task tensions will always exist. As a leader, you can move your organization to a place or progress by shifting the way you spend time. By setting the example, you’ll decrease your own feelings of being overwhelmed and create a new level of energy that’s sure to spread.

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Getting Real — 4 Ways to Inspire the People You Lead

Blessing White’s ongoing research underscores this: in 360 feedback data collected for thousands of managers and executives, the majority of leaders get higher ratings on the competence items than on the connection items. The leaders who were rated highest overall were not the ones who scored highest in the competence Items, but rather, the ones scoring highest in the connection items.

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Inspired Leadership

This eBook gives you a 360-degree view of the behaviors and mindset of good leadership, so you can turn our “secrets” into actionable strategies that improve performance throughout your organization.