Inspiration

VIDEO: Lessons for Women Execs: Talking Management with Sheli Z. Rosenberg

Posted by on Aug 31, 2007

One of the nation’s most accomplished women executives: Sheli Rosenberg, shares her advice on making companies more women friendly, how women can benefit from networking, as well as re-entering the workforce after motherhood.

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Twelve Principles & Practices of HR Value

Posted by on Jul 15, 2007

Dave Ulrich, renowned author, University of Michigan professor and RBL Group partner, discusses 12 key principles and practices that comprise the HR value proposition.

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Can Innovation and Creativity Be Learned?

Posted by on Jun 15, 2007

How is your organization helping your people to develop skills in creativity and innovation critical for business success? Creative, innovative results can be achieved if people are prepared in advance. Build these 6 guidelines into your brainstorming session to get people "out of the box" to increase your likelihood for success.

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An Equal Pat on the Back

Posted by on May 15, 2007

Are your salespersons the only ones whose efforts are noticed/ heralded? What about employees who contribute to reducing the company’s operating costs? Recognize and honor people for negotiating great buys!

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Cross Pollination: Pharma & Fashion

Posted by on Apr 30, 2007

William McComb, pharma industry veteran turns CEO of fashion company, Liz Claiborne Inc. Read about his 6 achievements that enabled him to cross industry boundaries.

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Being Clever vs. Being Wise

Posted by on Apr 10, 2007

Do you focus more on your answers or your questions as a leader? Coach your team to be situationally wiser (as opposed to being clever) with this simple practice.

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The battle for brainpower: A survey of talent

Posted by on Mar 15, 2007

As a leader, are you thinking about the short- and long-term future of your team? Read the 4 key insights revealed by "The battle for brainpower: A survey of talent" in The Economist magazine’s October 7th issue. And note the calls to action!

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Quotes on Leadership to Start this Snowy Day

Posted by on Feb 28, 2007

"Ken Blanchard: ""In the past, a leader was a boss. Today’s leaders must be partners with their people … they no longer can lead solely based on positional power."" Henry Miller: ""The real leader has no need to lead — he is content to point the way."""

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An Innovation Salon in Action

Posted by on Feb 15, 2007

Northwestern University’s Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems [NICO] provided some interesting ideas around how to incorporate complexity science and network science into my role as a retained executive search consultant. More key findings to come.

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Thoughts on Leadership Change and Success

Posted by on Jan 31, 2007

Fast Company provides a list of 7 insights on leadership change that impact career and corporate successes. Here are 3 ways you can use this list as a leader.

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