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Job Rotations: Overcoming Obstacles and Developing Staff to Their Full Potential

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014

Job Rotations: Overcoming Obstacles and Developing Staff to Their Full Potential

Know of situations that can stunt careers or negatively impact organizations? Can Job rotation help improve or even remedy such cases? How do you implement job rotations as a program for different levels of the organization? Brian recommends a process to build and manage such programs, and highlights means to overcome perceivable realization hurdles.

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Score Your Mission With The Art of War Strategies

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014

Score Your Mission With The Art of War Strategies

SunTzu's Art of War documents strategies and tactics to create opportunities or maneuver under ever-shifting conditions. As a leader, how can you use it in your program planning and developments to achieve advantages? Edwin elaborates mission critical insights that you can apply to three common situations.

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As Our World Changes, So Must Our View of Leadership

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014

As Our World Changes, So Must Our View of Leadership

Challenges and threats to our economic, social, and environmental well-being require us to rethink how we lead businesses, governments, and communities. Andrea underlines the opportunities for our leadership paradigm to evolve into a shared leadership approach that taps into the human potential, intellectual diversity, and shared purpose.

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Opportunity Costs: Leading Amidst a State of Flux

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014

Opportunity Costs: Leading Amidst a State of Flux

Not responding is not an option. Great leaders recognized opportunities (instead of the problem), and determined their cost insignificant to what they can accomplish in action. Beth shares how we can respond in the midst of flux, make the choices to move forward, and enrich the lives of our team members.

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How Leaders Can Use Processes to Empower their Teams during Change?

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014

How Leaders Can Use Processes to Empower their Teams during Change?

How do we recognize and build leaders who can shoulder great responsibilities? Why should we focus our people on solution development rather than on unproductive blame-pinning? Katherine offers insight to raise our leaders by giving them opportunities to resolve and succeed in their challenges.

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Take Aim for Successful Change

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014

Take Aim for Successful Change

How do you anchor the upcoming change initiatives on your mission statement, to increase their relevance and expand your access to resources? Allison guides you to AIM (Align-Incubate-Measure) for both the heart and the mind as you plan the change activities that would realize your mission.

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Developing Resilience to Help Your People Through Change

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014

Developing Resilience to Help Your People Through Change

Why are so many people uncomfortable with change? Peggy draws from her managerial experiences, to share how you can develop Resiliency in your team to persevere in the face of obstacles, and bounce back from the hardship. Resilience is not a silver bullet, but as a learnable competency it will enable your team to perform under stress.

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Program Management: Learning to Manage Up, Outward, Sideways and Down

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014

Program Management: Learning to Manage Up, Outward, Sideways and Down

Under intense timeline pressures, how can you avoid program delays, disruptions, and unwanted surprises that could crush your highly visible projects? Brian gives the insider-scoop to facilitate your interactions with the boss and executives, with the customers, with your team members and also their managers.

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Personnel Development, a Cornerstone of Your Management Legacy

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014

Personnel Development, a Cornerstone of Your Management Legacy

As managers we can work in the system, and control the risks by coordinating our people as resources within the confines. Or we can choose to add value and impact the value-chain, by creating opportunities for our people. Brian shares why he chose the latter to develop his staff members, and left a legacy, rather than just run a well-oiled process.

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Freelancers Part 2: Integrating External Talent (Even During Organizational Change)

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014

Freelancers Part 2: Integrating External Talent (Even During Organizational Change)

What factors promote a mutually positive and productive experience of hiring external talents (i.e. independent contractors)? Are your corporate polices dynamic enough to attract the highly specialized skills of this growing group mobile individuals, while averting the we-versus-them mentality between your permanent staff and them? Karen continues in Part Two, offering insightful guidelines.

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