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Making Faster Decisions In A Complex World

Making Faster Decisions In A Complex World

Guest post by Stephen Wilson, co-author of Growth in the Age of Complexity. In a world that values instant access to information, it is ironic—and frequently frustrating—that corporate decision cycles are getting longer. On our most recent visit to Australia, to meet with executives and to preview findings from our new book Growth in the Age...  LearnMore
5 Traits Of Peak Performers

5 Traits Of Peak Performers

Guest post by Molly Fletcher, author of Fearless at Work. For nearly two decades, I worked with top athletes and coaches as an agent in the highly competitive world of professional sports. At that level, everyone has immense talent, so what separates the best from the rest is their mindset. When I shifted careers to start...  LearnMore
4 Steps To Speed Up The Hiring Process

4 Steps To Speed Up The Hiring Process

Guest post by Scott Wintrip, author of High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant. There’s a new way to hire that’s faster, efficient, and effective. Instead of waiting for the right person to show up, leadership cultivates talent and watches for the right job to show up. Rather than waiting until...  LearnMore
Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Guest post by Joanna Barsh, author of  Grow Wherever You Work. One of the most shared factoids about Millennials is their job history—more specifically, their job-hopping history. The data suggests that Millennials are more apt to leave a job than earlier generations. LinkedIn reported that, on average, Millennials will have four job changes in their...  LearnMore
Higher Quality, Lower Cost, Superb Experience

Higher Quality, Lower Cost, Superb Experience

Guest post by Glenn D. Steele and David Feinberg, co-authors of ProvenCare: How to Deliver Value-Based Healthcare the Geisinger Way. In nearly five decades of health system leadership, we’ve seen it all – the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid in the 1960’s, the “Hillary care” debates of the 1990’s, and the adoption of the Patient Protection...  LearnMore
The Ladder of Success

The Ladder of Success

Guest post by Dr. Alan Kolp, co-author with Peter J. Rea and James K. Stoller, of Exception to the Rule: The Surprising Science of Character-Based Culture, Engagement, and Performance. “We might spend our whole life climbing the ladder of success, only to find when we get to the top, our ladder is leaning against the...  LearnMore
Workplace Bullying: Finding Allies

Workplace Bullying: Finding Allies

Guest post by Peter J. Dean, co-author with Molly D. Shepard, of The Bully-Proof Workplace: Essential Strategies, Tips, and Scripts for Dealing with the Office Sociopath. If you’ve met with your boss about bullying in the workplace and he or she is boss non-responsive, unwilling or unable to help you, then the person you approach...  LearnMore
No More Best Practices

No More Best Practices

Contributor post by Michael Ballé, co-author of The Lean Strategy. It often seems obvious that to progress, we should identify “best practices.” Observe these best practices (in the industry, in other industries, etc.) adapt them to our situation (and often lose what is best about them in the process) and lo: behold! The idea of...  LearnMore
Who Owns The Customer?

Who Owns The Customer?

Guest post by David Norton, author of The High Roller Experience. A major challenge and missed opportunity for multi-brand companies is an inability to treat customers seamlessly and holistically across brands. Most often customers are communicated with through the lens of organizational structure as opposed to developing a plan that is best for the customer...  LearnMore
Will Retirement Security Be Sacrificed For Tax Reform?

Will Retirement Security Be Sacrificed For Tax Reform?

Guest post by Robert L. Reynolds, author of From Here to Security: How Workplace Savings Can Keep America’s Promise. America has long experienced a contentious relationship between tax reform and incentives for retirement finance.  As we today consider comprehensive tax reform proposals, it’s worth remembering that this process may threaten retirement savings just as they were...  LearnMore
The Importance Of Relationship-Centered Communication

The Importance Of Relationship-Centered Communication

Guest post by Calvin L. Chou, co-author with Laura Cooley of Communication Rx: Transforming Healthcare Through Relationship-Centered Communication. As a practicing internist at an academic medical center, I spend most of my time in the outpatient setting, and I spend a couple of months supervising trainees in the hospital. A short while ago while starting...  LearnMore
3 Simple Steps to Build Your Small Business

3 Simple Steps to Build Your Small Business

Guest post by Tamara Monosoff, author of The Mom Inventors Handbook: How to Turn Your Great Idea Into the Next Big Thing. Our world has changed. People are digesting information differently than ever before and as a small business owner and entrepreneur, it’s up to us to change the way we are communicating with our...  LearnMore