Posts Tagged ‘training’
Becoming an effective communicator in 12 Steps
Maybe you’ve been in that meeting. A manager reports on the progress of a project; they go on and on. They are on point, then off on a tangent, back to the topic to divert to a deviation. As an executive or director on the board, these communications are frustrating. You want to say, “Just…Read More
Do your employees LIVE your corporate values?
In today’s dynamic business landscape, organizations recognize that corporate values are crucial in shaping their identity, culture, and overall success. We don’t have to look very far to observe situations where the lack of core values has resulted in business failures, reputation damage, fines, legal settlements, and loss of shareholder value. However, values alone are…Read More
The Strategic Org Structure?
Most organizations have stuck with a legacy org structure where the functional silos are clearly defined. The challenge this kind of structure causes is to recognize and respond more quickly to the need for cross-functional and cross-silo projects and initiatives. The re-visualization of the org structure, functions, and roles should align with strategic objectives, not…Read More
DEIB must be done correctly!
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) has become a buzzword in the corporate world, with many organizations attempting to implement DEIB strategies. However, a feeble attempt at a DEIB strategy can be dangerous for the company and the individuals it aims to support. The first danger of a feeble attempt at a DEIB strategy is…Read More
Before you jump into that leadership role, read this
Starting a new job as an executive is exciting and overwhelming. You are entering a new role or organization, and making a solid first impression is essential. There is a tendency to “jump right in” and make big decisions thinking you need to prove they made the right decision picking you. That would be a…Read More
The Pathway to an effective hybrid workforce
Out of necessity, the concept of a hybrid workforce has gained immense popularity due to the pandemic. However, out of urgency, most companies transitioned to a remote or hybrid workforce “on the fly.” Now companies are trying to build a sustainable hybrid model that balances the flexibility of remote work and the benefits of in-person…Read More
Financial Literacy vs Financial Wellness – a Consumer’s View
Credit unions and banks across the country have financial literacy on their to-do list, but what consumers need/want is a roadmap to financial wellness, not just financial literacy. Well, what’s the difference? Financial literacy is about understanding money basics. Typically the curriculum includes topics like “how to balance your checkbook,” “what is a savings account,”…Read More
The Toxic Boss – 6 X 6
What happens when you have a toxic boss and how to fix it A toxic boss affects your work, job satisfaction, and quality of life. Knowing what a toxic boss does to the organization and the employee is essential. But equally important is to have strategies to manage a poisonous boss situation. Here are six…Read More
Improve your leadership presence!
Leadership presence is a vital aspect of being an effective leader. It refers to how you carry yourself, communicate, and interact with others. Your leadership presence can inspire and motivate people to follow you or create a sense of unease and reluctance. To improve your leadership presence, here are some tips that can help. Changing…Read More