Strategic Leadership

There’s a C-suite–worker disconnect

November 11, 2020
Global Web Index alongside Vimeo conducted a survey that examines the effect remote work has had on employee productivity, efficiency, and engagement.

Survive a leadership shakeup

October 7, 2020
Protect yourself and your employees when the latest new regime shows up by following this advice.

Study: COVID creates leadership gap

October 7, 2020
A new study from Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning found that requirements in all industries have rapidly shifted, resulting in a widening gap between those leaders equipped for those new realities and those who are not.

Plans need a warning mechanism

September 10, 2020
Suppose that you’re leading a major project for your group. You have a plan, and of course you’re committed to it—but are you too committed? Have you built in a way to alert yourself when your plan might need revising once the project is underway? Here’s what to do.

Prep for opposition and resistance to your proposals

September 10, 2020
Making an important proposal is difficult enough—but you also need to anticipate roadblocks. Think ahead realistically about your likely opposition and plan accordingly.

Trumpet the successful side of change

September 10, 2020
When you’re changing the structure of your group or the way you do things, mine the following areas for good news.

Your cheat sheet to build a great conference

September 10, 2020
A survey of executives by Successful Meetings magazine yielded the following checklist of must-haves for building attendance and satisfying attendees that their money and time were well spent.

Raise your prices—successfully

September 10, 2020
Customers often begin negotiations by demanding lower prices, but experience shows they respect and often prefer higher-priced items. Take advantage of this paradox with the following tips for raising your prices.

Address employees’ fear of change

September 10, 2020
If your employees are at best ambivalent about implementing an imminent change (a new product, service, procedure, etc.), dealing with their fears straightforwardly can be the best tactic. Follow these three steps to help them help themselves—and you.

4 common pitfalls to dodge

September 3, 2020
Change is necessary to every organization’s successful growth, but it rarely happens as smoothly as we’d like. Be prepared to deal with these common obstacles.