Increasing Emotional Intelligence in Leaders: Three Steps

Over two decades after Daniel Goleman first published Emotional Intelligence people continue to be keenly interested in the concept. I saw evidence this week as my company sponsored a SHRM-Atlanta event. We posted a flip chart with the question “What do you think new managers need to learn most?” Event attendees placed colored dots [...]

Increasing Emotional Intelligence in Leaders: Three Steps 2017-09-04T05:50:27+00:00

Five Best Practices for On-Boarding a New Leader

You’ve done the hard work of selecting the best candidate for the position. You’ve invested time and money in interviews, assessments, and decision-making meetings. You’ve set the start date. Now, what do you do to ensure your new leader gets the best start possible? A study conducted in 2008 by the Partnership for Public [...]

Five Best Practices for On-Boarding a New Leader 2017-09-04T05:50:49+00:00

Using Team Assessments to Improve Teamwork

Assessments are powerful tools to help you make informed talent selection decisions. And they provide rich information for targeted individual development and coaching. But what about team assessments? Teams are often referred to as an organization’s most untapped competitive advantage. Teams can be tricky and easily swerve down the spiral of dysfunction. Getting off [...]

Using Team Assessments to Improve Teamwork 2017-09-04T05:52:44+00:00

Five Ways Management Training Fails

Okay, that’s a little negative. But it’s simply true. Fear not, we’ll offer some help! But for now, let’s take a look at what’s wrong with training for new managers. It doesn’t happen For many new managers the biggest fail is it simply doesn’t happen. HR leaders want more for their people. But due [...]

Five Ways Management Training Fails 2017-09-04T05:52:32+00:00