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Post date: July 9, 2019
We’re in a perfect storm. Increasing economic, social, and political demands on businesses around the world are intensifying—and must not be ignored. Deloitte’s 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report found that CEO’s number one measure of success today is “impact on society, including income...
Post date: October 12, 2016
There’s a bit of a revolution going on in the world of CHROs. Gone are the days when people in this role are seen as the keepers of the administrative people functions. Today’s effective CHROs are clearly part of the executive teams that develop and execute business strategy. Increasingly, the...
Post date: June 19, 2018
Back in 2015, one of the greatest geniuses who ever lived, famed physicist Stephen Hawking, said there was but one topic that remained a great mystery to him: women.   While meant to be a light, self-deprecating joke, the comment struck a nerve with women. Hawking was certainly not the first to...
Post date: October 3, 2018
The Fall 2018 issue of People + Strategy focuses on living better to lead better. This blog post intended to further the conversation on what it means to change the way we work, live, and engage with our workplace lives. During World War II, the rush to produce munitions in sufficient quantities to...
Post date: September 1, 2020
The basis of leadership can be charted in a model that illustrates the two competing sides. On one side is leadership that creates change by being process-oriented and the other side is a relationship-oriented approach. While transactional leadership involves determining the tasks, rewarding goal...
Post date: January 26, 2016
When people think about their abilities, it is natural to place them into two categories: the things they are good at and that come easily to them, or their strengths, and the things that despite painstaking attempts at, they can't seem to master, or their weaknesses. However, there is an often...
Post date: February 23, 2021
The constant change, increasing expectations, stress and uncertainty of the current business landscape puts immense pressure on leaders to demonstrate integrity, honesty and compassion. Performance psychologist and co-founder of the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute, Dr. Jim Loehr,...
Post date: September 17, 2020
The April 2020 selection of Arvind Krishna as the next chief executive of IBM has added to the roster of India-born leaders heading global companies. Others on the list include Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen, Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga, Nokia CEO...
Post date: January 21, 2021
Rubin Ritter, co-CEO of Zalando, a top online fashion platform, announced in December 2020 that he will step down from his visible and well-earned role in 2021. Even though he had two more years on his contract and had the best financial year of his career in 2020, why did he make this decision? ...
Post date: November 30, 2016
Because it is universal, unconscious bias impacts the workplace at all levels. Everyone has biases due to the way the brain is hardwired. Unconscious bias directly affects not only who gets hired, developed and promoted but also the ability of a team to be high performing, the effectiveness of...