Strategic Leadership

How to be an adaptable leader

April 12, 2023
In a constantly changing world and business environment, it seems that being able to adapt, especially as a leader, would be a wise and valuable endeavor. Before we talk about some ways you can become more adaptable, let’s start with a question: Are there areas where, as a leader, we shouldn’t be adaptable or flexible?

Change management: Involve employees early to get increased buy-in when making changes

March 10, 2023
Change often scares people. A shift from the familiar generates feelings of uncertainty. The environment one knew how to navigate becomes filled with potential obstacles and hazy outcomes. Organizations can reduce some of this discomfort and boost the likelihood of workers getting on board with changes by bringing them into the mix sooner rather than later.

7 reasons leaders must shift in today’s changing workplace

March 8, 2023
Good leaders adapt and shift, an especially crucial element in today’s rapidly changing world. We all know a massive amount of change is happening in today’s workplace, so it’s a no-brainer for leaders to change along with it. If this doesn’t describe you as a leader, read on to learn how to shift as a leader and emerge stronger.

Avoid these missteps: 6 reasons intentional communication can fail

March 8, 2023
Failure teaches lessons. Talking about the gains and successes when leadership uses intentional communication techniques in a workforce is fun. However, much can be learned from looking at communication failures.

Discover the key to management success: A strong training plan

March 8, 2023
How many times have you come across a manager who was a strong performer in their previous role, but is suddenly not meeting expectations? While organizations support internal promotions and encourage employees to show potential, managers are often left to lead on instinct without proper training on how to be a manager.

Hiring for character: Rethinking which skillsets matter most

February 8, 2023
Gone are the days when experience was the only thing that mattered. Companies have shifted their mindset to hiring for character and nurturing professional growth. Experience can be learned and taught, while character is the cumulation of your past and a prediction of your future—at the company and in life. So it is ultimately beneficial to both the candidate and the employer to consider character in the hiring process.

Avoid these leadership landmines

February 8, 2023
Serving as a leader comes with great responsibility, and experts will tell you there are some definite dos and don’ts when it comes to holding this title. Paul Falcone, best-selling author and leadership expert, discusses three leadership landmines you must avoid.

Stop being an indecisive manager

January 20, 2023
Ever-changing workplaces require leaders to make more decisions than ever in uncharted waters, and the burden can result in decision fatigue. But waffling on what to do comes at a price.

Elon Musk vs. the WARN Act

December 15, 2022
Twitter employees accused new owner Elon Musk of violating the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988 and a similar California policy when he laid off 3,700 workers, or around 50% of the company, without notice. It’s a reminder for all employers that this labor law must be followed.

What leaders are facing in 2023

December 15, 2022
The last two years have resembled a roller coaster with its highs and lows. Here’s what you need to know in the coming months.