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Lead by listening

If You Want Employee Engagement, Lead With Your Listening Skills

By | Posted Jun 7, 2017

As an executive coach, I was working with Phil, director of finance for his company. He shared frustrations he was […]

The role of a manager

What Does It Mean To Be A Manager In Today’s Workplace?

By | Posted Jun 5, 2017

What words come to mind when we think about what managers do? Crack open a thesaurus and we find a […]

What Facebook teaches us

What Facebook Teaches Us About Change

By | Posted May 31, 2017

AMA Quarterly had the opportunity to speak with Michael Hoefflinger, an executive-in-residence at XSeed Capital and former head of global business […]

Impromptu feedback

Guide Your Team With Impromptu Feedback — And “Radical Candor”

By | Posted May 30, 2017

If you have a few minutes of slack time between meetings, you have time to deliver meaningful feedback to employees. Through […]

Transformational change

Managing Transformational Change: A Core Competency For Organizations

By | Posted May 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

John Kotter’s book Leading Change (Harvard Business Review Press, 2012) reported that 70% of change initiatives in organizations fail. As […]

Employee engagement gap

Organizations Must Close The Engagement Gap In The Face Of Change

By | Posted May 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

From the C-suite to frontline managers, the only constant in today’s organizations is the exponential rate of change. Innovation is […]

Corporate culture

Every Great Corporate Culture Embraces A Great Contradiction

By | Posted May 22, 2017 | 2 Comments

Most firms operate with either a hard or soft edge.1 Those with a hard edge emphasize clear performance targets, disciplined […]

Strong change orientation

Develop A Strong Change Orientation — And Avoid The Corporate “Tar Pits”

By | Posted May 19, 2017 | 2 Comments

For tens of thousands of years, oil seepage from the earth created craters of pitch in urban Los Angeles known […]

Business presentation

5 Ways To Open Your Next Business Presentation — With Flair

By | Posted May 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

No one in the audience spoke Japanese. But that didn’t stop the speaker. His non-English opening lasted several minutes and […]

Avoiding technological growing pains

5 Strategies To Help Legacy Industries Avoid Technological Growing Pains

By | Posted May 15, 2017

In industries such as real estate, insurance, and banking, technological growing pains are very real. Companies in legacy industries often […]

Learning from Mark Zuckerberg

What Can We Learn From Zuck?

By | Posted May 12, 2017

Watching Mark Zuckerberg, you’re left wondering—as you would be with all Time magazine Persons of the Year—how you could possibly […]

Resilience and agility

Resilience And Agility: Two Skills That Equip People To Respond To Change

By | Posted May 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Everybody knows about change, but no one knows what to do about it. Two attributes that can help managers and […]

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