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Dr. Lisette Nieves’ One Best Question

March 26, 2018

Looking for a new way to help your team members have breakthrough moments, and rethink how they approach finding a solution? Dr. Lisette Nieves shares her one best question. It’s powerful, provocative catalyst for people to access their creativity

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What Revolution?

March 22, 2018

In the first section of our new research report, entitled Is the Revolution Real?, we interviewed over 120 senior leaders from organizations around the world. One of the key findings is that the future is here, but it’s unevenly distributed. Learn more in this video and article review.

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Selena Soo on Nurturing Networks

March 19, 2018

As a Marketing & Publicity Strategist, Selena Soo knows the value of relationships and helps others connect to influencers. In this interview, Selena reflects on how the fastest way to reach your goals is through nurturing networks. This episode explores how you can gain leverage and credibility by drawing on the platforms and reach of leaders.

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Why Your Managers aren’t Coaching and What to do About It

March 15, 2018

Leadership development firm BlessingWhite that indicated that 73% of managers had some form of coaching training. Yet only 23% of people being coached thought that the coaching had a significant impact on their performance or job satisfaction. What’s going on?

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How Is Performance Management Evolving?

March 13, 2018

No doubt you’ve heard the rumours… Performance management is in turmoil. Ratings are being abandoned. Employees are frustrated. HR is frustrated. Everything’s been turned on its ear. See what’s actually happening in this article, “How is Performance Management Changing?”

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Mark C. Thompson on Scaling Yourself & Your Organization

March 12, 2018

Meet Mark C. Thompson, the founder of Sir Richard Branson’s entrepreneurship centres, New York Times bestselling author and executive coach. In this interview, he shares how “business as usual” is essentially dead and buried, and, as leaders we need to be the instigators of our own change. See how he outlines what’s needed to be able to scale ourselves and our organizations to greater heights.

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Janice Semper of GE on Changing the Way People Work

March 7, 2018

In this episode, Janice Semper, the head of culture at GE, discusses why the annual static performance management process is at odds with a lean startup mentality, and the importance of focusing on behaviour change rather than process.

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