Strategic Leadership

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?

Are great chances staring you in the face?

August 10, 2022
Recognizing the moment when a big break is possible is a skill that can be honed and strengthened. Here are some tips that can be applied to whatever sort of opportunity you’re on the lookout for.

4 workforce planning tools and how to use them

July 22, 2022
Strategic workforce planning is a means of helping an organization fulfill its “big picture” goals. But a business first must know where it is going before it can build the right workforce to take it there.

And/or: Well, it depends

July 19, 2022
The poor use of language in employment agreements will keep employment lawyers busy forever. But imprecise wording can sink more than contracts.