Strategic Leadership

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.

Ways to stop resignations before they spread

December 7, 2022
A new study based on more than three years of research proves that resignations can spread throughout an organization and teams, but it also gives employers specific ways to stop this from happening.

Combat “quiet quitting”

November 10, 2022
What started as a TikTok rant against the “hustle culture” has ricocheted across social media. It’s the latest sign that employees are setting stricter boundaries around the work-life balance.

Women exit in record numbers

October 26, 2022
Female leaders are leaving their companies at the highest rate in years, and the gap between male and female leaders leaving is the largest ever seen, according to Lean In’s 2022 Women in the Workplace Report.

In a crisis, great leaders prioritize listening

October 14, 2022
How leaders navigate a crisis—big or small—has an enormous influence over the impact that crisis will have on their organization, not to mention the personal impact it will have on the people and leadership of that organization in its aftermath.

What if I’m wrong?

October 14, 2022
Bronx-born chef Kwame Onwuachi learned some hard lessons when in 2017 he opened his first high-end Afro-Caribbean restaurant Kith/Kin in Washington, D.C. to rave reviews.

When Stephen King couldn’t catch a break

September 14, 2022
Failure and rejection can be great motivators. In his book On Writing, Stephen King recalls his jubilant collecting of rejection slips.

The pitfalls of ‘I’m gonna do this!’

September 7, 2022
Setting goals and reaching for them, striving to improve, working on yourself: These are all good things. But planning can actually bring missteps.

Covid and the art of Zen: Remote leadership strategies in crazy and challenging times

August 26, 2022
The term “Zen leadership” may sound a bit cliché, but its focus works particularly well in chaotic environments like we’re experiencing today. How can Zen leadership help in situations where team members work remotely or in a hybrid environment?