Leadership

  
  • The Seven Roles of a Trainer in the 21st Century

    The Seven Roles of a Trainer in the 21st Century

    It is clear that the 21st century classroom needs are very different from the 20th century ones. In the 21st century classroom, trainers are facilitators of participant learning and creators of productive classroom environments, in which attendees can develop the skills they might need at present or in future to enhance their personal and professional…

  • Conquering Big Data Survey

    Conquering Big Data Survey
    For its 2013 study of analytics needs in the workforce, American Management Association (AMA) and i4cp fielded a survey that garnered responses from 789 businesspeople representing a variety of industries (50+ industries), global locations (40+ countries), and organizational structures and sizes (1–10,000+ employees).…
  • Organizational Culture Lessons From The Boston Red Sox

    Organizational Culture Lessons From The Boston Red Sox
    The Boston Red Sox thought bringing in a confident and successful manager to restore order to its clubhouse that was in disarray, would help it reach the goal of winning a third championship within a decade.…
  • Trouble on the road ahead: Leader Blind Spots

    Trouble on the road ahead: Leader Blind Spots
    Self-awareness is one of the most valuable abilities of successful leaders, and greater awareness leads to alignment in the perceptions of leaders and those surrounding them. Tony Tjan, co-author of Heart, Smarts, Guts and Luck asserts that “The best thing leaders can do to improve their effectiveness is to become more aware of what motivates them and their decision-making.”1 This is an…
  • ‘Bridging the Gap’ in Leader Success

    ‘Bridging the Gap’ in Leader Success
    WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO LEAD SUCCESSFULLY? Quite often, that depends on your position in the organization. The Soderquist Center helps answer that question by providing organizations, teams and individuals with values-based, impactful and actionable experiences and insights via programming and content. At the individual level, The Soderquist Center helps leaders identify specific strengths and development…
  • Building Individual and Team Capacity Through Faster, Better Decision Making

    Building Individual and Team Capacity Through Faster, Better Decision Making
    In this article, InsideOut Development Founder and President, Alan Fine, lays the foundation for building individual and team capacity through a simple decision-making framework that accelerates the speed and accuracy of day-to-day decisions and promotes independent problem solving.…
  • Customizing Talent ManagementPDF Link

    Customizing Talent Management
    Many organizations are managing employees with a one-size-fits-all methodology. While this training practice may ensure consistency, it inadvertently assumes that everyone learns in the same manner. Employees are unique individuals with different abilities, work styles, preferences and motivations. By tailoring people practices and policies to individuals, organizations can improve individual and organizational effectiveness. Download this…
  • Five Benefits of Learning Your MBTI Personality Type

    Five Benefits of Learning Your MBTI Personality Type
    Each of us has our own rich story. Our sameness weaves us together while our differences can, if approached without appreciation or understanding, divide and conquer. Have you ever wondered how you can look at the same picture or watch the same movie and yet see and describe it completely differently to someone else? Many…
  • Why Are Leaders Failing?

    Why Are Leaders Failing?
    Mark’s company’s stock price had fallen 65 percent in six months. As the president of their largest division, he knew that turning things around would be hard—but he felt up to the challenge.…
  • Video: The Six Zones of LeadershipExternal Link

    Video: The Six Zones of Leadership
    How do you meet your current business challenges and become a successful leader in today's environment? Watch this short animation video to understand the 6 zones for leadership best practices, why each zone is a critical concern in today's business climate, and key areas that distinguish a leader from a manager.…
  • Developing an Effective Team Building StrategyPDF Link

    Developing an Effective Team Building Strategy
    High performing teams drive company profit. It takes discipline and persistence to maintain a healthy, functional team. By understanding the complexity of team dynamics, leaders can establish a team building strategy that promotes unity to move their team forward. Without a strategy in place, there is a risk of developing a dysfunctional team that will…
  • Identifying High-Potential Talent

    Identifying High-Potential Talent
    Talent development professionals recently reported an increase in demand for high-potential employees, according to a recent survey conducted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School.…
  • First-Time Managers: "It’s Not Me, It’s You"

    First-Time Managers: "It’s Not Me, It’s You"
    Have you ever been dumped before? If so, what was the excuse? Whether you want to admit it or not, the answers to these two questions are more than likely: 1. “Yes” 2. “It’s not you, it’s me”…
  • Everything You Wanted To Know About Collaborative Leadership

    Everything You Wanted To Know About Collaborative Leadership
    Although the seeds for participative management and collaborative leadership were planted in the marketplace years ago and have seen substantial growth in our organizations and institutions since, tending the garden of their evolution has been and is no easy task.…
  • Three Quick Steps to Get More Leaders Coaching for More ImpactPDF Link

    Three Quick Steps to Get More Leaders Coaching for More Impact
    In the complimentary article, Three Quick Steps to Get More Leaders Coaching More Often, Alan Fine, Founder and President of InsideOut Development, outlines three simple, yet critical elements for increasing the adoption of internal coaching initiatives and closing the gap between current and desired performance.…

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