Embracing the New World                                – Can Leaders Shift to Meet the Challenge?

Embracing the New World – Can Leaders Shift to Meet the Challenge?

We can finally now see the shifts that businesses are making towards putting people and their success first – it is happening everywhere. The needs of employees became more obvious through the pandemic and the resulting changes are accelerating at lightning speed across the corporate world. As a result, there is now a clear movement emerging around human-centered leadership […]

Learning from the Coronavirus on Working Virtually

Learning from the Coronavirus on Working Virtually

We are living in challenging times… Many corporations are asking people to work virtually through these health challenges we are facing as a global community. This may be new to you and you may or may not like it.  What we DO know is that teams can be more productive when faced with a crisis […]

The New Corporation

The New Corporation

The media was abuzz in September as the Business Roundtable announced the creation of a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation.  It outlines an enormous shift from the old shareholder-first thinking based on Milton Friedman’s position that “engage in activities designed to increase its profits.” The new statement describes a position that corporations […]

Managing through Conflict as an Effective Leader

Managing through Conflict as an Effective Leader

As leaders, we have the self-awareness and knowledge of our own thinking preferences through the HBDI® as well as an important understanding of the need for diverse thinking. We also know that these varying perspectives and expertise can be the greatest strength of high-performing teams as they MUST operate with a high degree of collaboration and innovation to achieve powerful results. The challenge of many viewpoints can be conflict and unless managed well, could result in resentment, antagonism, polarized teams and potentially turnover.