Investing in Soft Skills Development for Leaders Yields Hard Bottom-Line Results

Today’s global marketplace is complex, unpredictable and ever evolving. Change is occurring more drastically and at a faster pace than in recent history, and according to research from the World Economic Forum, 35 percent of skills required for workplace success today will be different by 2020. Unfortunately, most leaders are not developing fast enough or… Read more

Leaders Capable of Driving Strategic Change Take Companies from Good to Great

A survey of 7,500 global leaders by Korn Ferry reveals driving strategic change as the top leadership development priority identified by executives. Not surprising, given that half of respondents cite managing through strategic change as the number one shortcoming of current leadership. In fact, only 17 percent of those surveyed are confident their organizations have… Read more

The Power of Purpose in Leading Change

You may have noticed that more and more brands are swapping humor and clever taglines for advertising messages with a high dose of heart and humanity.  It’s a growing trend as companies attempt to build and deepen connections with consumers that span well beyond their products and services. While not an entirely new concept, purpose-driven… Read more

The Right Talent In The Right Seats

The New York Times recently reported that giant chip maker, Intel Corporation, is allocating $300 million for workplace diversity.  The fund is to be used over the next three years to attract more women and minorities to the technology field and make the industry more hospitable to them once they get there.  Reports released by many of the largest technology companies show that roughly 70… Read more