Our reader poll today asks: How important is it that training content be fully customized for your organization? Not at all. It’s about the methods, not the customization: 56.1% Not at all. It’s about the methods, not the customization: 25.3% Very. We demand the majority of training be customized: 9.9% It’s critical. We won’t conduct […]
Cross-functional team environments are challenging because people bring a “function first” mindset to the team. If you can get them to shift their thinking slightly, you can unlock the performance these teams are capable of. Craig Ross is co-author of the new book, Do Big Things (CLICK HERE to get your copy). It was painful […]
Our reader poll today asks: How prevalent are communication silos in your organization? They’re everywhere. Everyone operates in a silo: 56.7% We have a few big silos but not an excessive number: 26.7% We don’t have many silos: 10.7% We don’t have silos and communicate very well: 2.3% I’m a farmer. I’m supposed to have […]
If you want to be a consultant and run your own firm, you need to have a good sense of your revenue model. There are many to choose from. Pick the right one and be very profitable. Pick the wrong one and you’ll be working like a dog for a tiny paycheck. Your revenue model […]
Innovation is the lifeblood of any organization but too often it stalls because leaders see change as too disruptive or they’re not fully aware of why the front line is advocating change. Change your way of looking at change if you want a more innovative organization. Today’s post is by Jeanne Liedtka, Randy Salzman, and […]
Our reader poll today asks: How do you perceive a gap in an interview candidate’s work history? – Not a problem as long as they explain and it’s a good reason: 69% – A big problem if they don’t proactively explain it: 16% – I don’t care at all. I’m interested in their skills: 15% Explain […]
Getting your buyers to tell stories can give you insight into how to sell to them more effectively. Here are five ways to get your buyers to tell you their stories. Today’s post is by Paul Smith, thoughtLEADERS principal and bestselling author of Lead With a Story and Sell With a Story. Your first objective […]
Leaving your job can be difficult. Don’t make it harder than it needs to be. Be classy on the way out the door because you never know what the future will bring. Today’s post is by Denise Dudley, author of Work it! Get In, Get Noticed, Get Promoted (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Sometimes, […]
Our reader poll today asks: What’s the most dangerous mistake you can make when writing a strategic plan? – Only pursuing small initiatives: 4% – Only pursuing huge initiatives: 3% – Only focusing on your core business and not new ones: 6% – Lacking a coherent theme or direction for initiatives: 35% – Pursuing too many […]
Job interviews are high-stress environments. It’s easy to make mistakes in those situations. If you’re aware of these four major errors, it’s less likely that you’ll make them during the interview. My daughter is about to graduate from graduate school with a master’s in customer insights/marketing. We’ve been having a lot of conversations about resumes, […]
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