- The High Cost Of Doing Nothing
SOURCE: The Ken Blanchard Companies - Most executives instinctively know that strong leadership is essential for overall organizational success. However, in most organizations, there is a lack of urgency to improve leadership skills driven by a belief that an organization’s current leadership capacity—and subsequent performance—is good enough. But is it? Analysis by The Ken Blanchard Companies® shows that the average organization is forfeiting over $1...
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- Using Influence To Get Things Done
SOURCE: Strategy+Business by Perry Buffett - Convincing senior management colleagues to follow your lead requires a blend of skills that add up to influential competence. Photograph by Opto Design New to her job as a senior vice president of IT at a Fortune 100 healthcare company, Kate faced a challenge that the firm had swept under the rug for a long time. Over many years, the company had installed multiple redundant technology platforms and...
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- Critical Leadership Skills
SOURCE: The Ken Blanchard Companies - Strong leadership is the backbone of an organization. Leaders create the vision, support the strategies, and are the catalyst for developing the individual bench strength to move the organization forward. Yet leadership can be an elusive characteristic, and developing leaders to their full potential remains one of the great challenges for organizations today. Upcoming demographic changes threaten to send...
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- The Value of Corporate Values
SOURCE: Strategy+Business - by Reggie Van Lee, Lisa Fabish, & Nancy McGraw - A Booz Allen Hamilton/Aspen Institute survey of corporate behavior finds that leading companies are crafting a purpose-driven identity. Illustration by Red Nose Studio Corporate values are in vogue — but what does the fashion tell us about enduring corporate practice, as it is and as it could be? Increasingly, companies around the world have adopted formal statements...
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