To thrive in spite of increased change, first learn to lead yourself through it and then lead others. We've had ample opportunity the past two years to practice leading ourselves through change. According to the 2020 Gartner Employee Change Impact Model Survey, on average employees face 39 changes per year, and that number is expected to keep rising. Yet, despite all that practice, people aren't getting better at leading through change. That's because as a society we are change fatigued. And that fatigue is slowing us down. The combination of increased change...
Companies with dedicated diversity teams also had leaders committed to those efforts. Those who reported their organization performed poorly identified pay equity and representation in senior leadership as the weakest areas.
Rather than drawing a hard line on returning to the office, use these seven strategies to retain talent. In the midst of worrying about how to retain talent in an ultracompetitive job market where job seekers are more in control of job offerings, leaders must ask whether workers are truly willing to quit if required to return to a physical location.
Use these tips to hone your emotional intelligence. Daniel Goleman, who popularized the concept of emotional intelligence (EQ), asserts that people with a high emotional quotient exhibit five key qualities: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills.
While theres plenty of advice on how managers should give effective feedback so individuals can act on it and improve performance, theres less guidance on what to do when youre on the receiving side. Here are some reminders on how to accept opinions, advice, and criticism about your performance so that you build the trust and confidence of the people with whom you work.
Turn your diversity statement into inclusive action with a company strategy and organizational awareness. The statistics regarding a lack of diversity, the demand for more equitable workplaces, and the evidence that diversity and inclusion are good for business were exactly the same prior to May 25, 2020 (the date of Floyds death), as they were afterward.
Help employees achieve digital fluency by understanding their working styles related to tech. Digital fluency is not about understanding how to use technologyit is all about understanding the latest digital tools what value they add to the way individuals work and interpreting, creating, and strategically using digital information.
All the leadership competence wont mean anything if employees dont trust you. Less than one-quarter of working-age adults in the study said they would offer more ideas and solutions if they felt they could trust their leaders to support them, and one in five would be willing to work longer hours if they could identify leaders they could trust.
Here are four ways to create a connected culture while employees are working from home. With many companies converting to a distributed remote or hybrid format where employees work from home during the pandemic, talent leaders have been talking and thinking about how to maintain company culture.
As companies navigate how and when to bring employees back to the workplace, communication and empathy will be key. With vaccine availability and distribution ramping up throughout the world, companies are now wondering whether to have employees return to the office and under what circumstances.
In the midst of disruption, employees need career development. But business as unusualactually, life as unusualis what most of 2020 was about.
Despite investing resources and effort, severing a partnership with an outside vendor may be the right decision. As director of talent development for Texas Instrumentsa global semiconductor company that designs and manufactures processing chipsI oversee training and development for 30,000 employees around the world.
Corporate universities and in-person training are taking the backseat to digital learning options. According to Corporate University Xchange, the value proposition of the corporate university rests both in what it helps a company avoid (prevent a gap) and in what it addresses due to subpar performance (fill a gap), as well as in building on that which currently is in place (building on strength).
The work world has changed, and talent development leaders must step up, reassess, and innovate. Talent leaders have been debating the future of work for many years.
How do they expect other leaders views of talent development to change? To answer those questions, in December 2019, the Association for Talent Development conducted an online poll of 116 talent development leaders.
Scenario planning and talent forecasting can help talent development professionals braceand preparefor future disruption. As a result, some talent development professionals havent needed to pay attention to deep profit and loss analysis for our units.
Know the challenges before you blindly conduct virtual and augmented reality training programs. Many times, when these and other technologies emerge as popular terms, we, as talent development professionals, are quick to react, whether out of excitement of something new or out of fear of being left behind.
Taking shortcuts will lead to unproductive and likely costly outcomes. When I was a talent development manager at a public accounting firm, I administered the most disastrous learning event of my career.
Partner for Performance provides the keys to aligning your learning and development role with your organizations greatest needs. Performance improvement specialists Ingrid Guerra-Lpez and Karen Hicks offer a framework for fast-tracking your growth as an ally to managers and a consultant to business leaders.
Founded in 1928, Maersk Line is now the worlds largest container-shipping companyno small feat in such a cutthroat industry. The team called in Cary Bailey-Findley, head of Maersk Lines learning and organizational development (LOD) team, to determine the root of the problem, and it became clear that the organizations call center managers needed to better train their agents to deliver positive customer experiences.Working together, the LOD and CSE teams created the CARE PROgram in 2014.