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You’re Not as Agile As You Think (and Neither Is Your Organization)

Driving change amidst disruption is great in theory. But true agility isn’t about creating chaos—it’s about keeping things simple and stable. By Elaine Pulakos, Ph.D. Organizational agility and resilience have never been more important than they are today.  With disruptions from a global pandemic and changing technologies posing significant (even […]

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Are Your Leaders Ready for the Next Normal?

If your organization’s system for developing leadership wasn’t dead already, 2020 put it out of its misery for good. With unknown crises lurking around the corner, prep your top talent by prioritizing versatility. By Rob Kaiser The black swan of COVID-19 came from out of nowhere to disrupt daily life and […]

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Where Does Talent Play in the Transformation Game?

Massive organizational change requires agility, business acumen, and complex problem-solving. Now is not the time for your talent management team to be complacent. By Aaron Sorensen, Ph.D. The volatility of today’s business environment is unprecedented. Beyond COVID-19 and the resulting corporate headwinds, new technologies like automation, artificial intelligence, and digitization […]

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Your Change Management Survival Guide

The COVID-19 crisis is yet another reminder that the future is uncertain, and no company is immune to major struggles. So why are so many organizations still ill-equipped to handle sudden change? By Peter Wright  There’s an old adage that applies to both the military and the emergency services: Plan […]

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The Right Way to M&A

During times of uncertainty, high-performing employees are often tempted to jump ship. Here’s how to make sure it doesn’t happen. By Ashley Keating If you’ve ever been part of a merger or acquisition, you know it’s an uncomfortable place to be—and that there’s a high risk of losing good employees […]

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Which Way to Change?

The economy is about to reopen, but it won’t be business as usual. But if you can imagine your Big Arrow, you’ve mastered half the strategy for getting your organization back on track. By Peter Bregman “I’m not sure whether we have a leadership problem, or a team problem,” my […]

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Strategic Failure Is Not an Option

If there’s one thing COVID-19 has made clear, it’s this: Your future can completely transform in a minute. To keep up, you’ll need to build this critical competency. By Lisa D. Danels and Christian Neubert Is your organization skidding toward irrelevancy? Before you shout a resounding “no way,” consider the […]

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Great Change Leaders Have Two Faces

They’re skilled in both pushing and pulling. Here’s how to adopt each approach.  By Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman What’s the difference between leadership and management? This isn’t a set up to a lame joke you’d tell at the office holiday party, but rather, a serious question that management scholars […]

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Are You Built for Change?

In this uncertain time, one thing seems clear: How we do business—and manage talent—may never be the same. Here’s what change takes. By Adrian Furnham, Ph.D. Change hurts. And it only gets more painful with each passing year. That’s because your brain loses some of its ability to change as […]

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How to Lose People the Right Way

Attrition is bound to happen. But if you follow the right retention strategy, you’ll form lasting relationships with employees long after they leave. By Niko Canner and Shanti Nayak Of all the talent systems we’ve developed over the years, the most powerful one was a remarkably easy approach we established […]