Building a Better Organization with Time Management 

All around us, people are busy. Employees multi-task in meetings - frequently distracted by technology. Leaders often fail to listen because of excessive commitments. Office calendars get packed tightly through the day leaving little room to think. Travelers squeeze in a few last items before a flight or on the ride home. Busyness, while an outward indication of progress, achievement or success, has significant personal and institutional consequences. Our individual clients talk to our coaches about “work-life balance” as an unattainable goal – a holy grail of happiness. They report work as an omni-present force shaping their lives, never able… Continue reading...

What Priority is Selection in Your Organization?

When most senior leaders talk about success factors for their organizations, “people” often makes the top five. Everyone innately understands the importance of people – hiring great people, retaining great people, and building their people. Yet in practice, selection often falls to the wayside in both good and difficult business climates. In our work, companies that master selection build and grow, with exceptional results. Great selection, though, requires a reframing of thought – thinking about selection as a complete process, with high priority, rather than an afterthought or occasional necessity. To increase your return on your investment in people, consider… Continue reading...

Truisms Of Change: Make Your Change Effort More Successful

“Join us on September 25 & 26 as we reflect on change leadership - the concepts behind the complications involved with change and what we can do to move our change efforts forward, with less friction and with greater results." Experientially, leaders know that changing an organization is messy and difficult. Every company faces unique circumstances, with a set of factors applicable to their organization. The management of change may look vastly different for a young technology company compared to a multi-generational family business. Yet, the underpinnings of change remain constant across all disciplines. Leaders who understand and embrace three… Continue reading...