Thoughts.

From leadership styles to corporate culture, the rise of startups and the ubiquity of social media, the last 20 years has radically shifted the professional landscape. Those who embrace the new uncertainties thrive, while those who ignore them fall further behind. We’re exploring all elements of the new world of work, and sharing them here.

Learning Return on Expectations and Lasting Behavior Change

A key first step in any successful learning or behavior change initiative is to identify the return on expectations—begin with the end in mind.

Nancy Priest
Taming the Distraction Habit

If we allow the stimuli we’re exposed to every day whisk us into a state of distraction—we may be putting our health, productivity, and humanity at risk.

Ronni Hendel-Giller
Serving Up Learner-Led Learning

Learning professionals must not only evolve their delivery methods to encourage learner-led learning, but their competencies in concept and design as well.

Morgan Toane
Leaders: How Do You Curate Learning?

How do you curate learning to effectively solve challenges for your team? And more importantly, how do you apply that learning consistently?

Sara Saddington
How to Make Sure Your Meetings Don’t Suck

Meetings don’t have to suck. Meetings, when done right, can be a great way to foster collaboration, creativity and engagement.

Carolyn Ellis
Vertical Development for Leaders

We can grow our capacity to see ourselves clearly, to appreciate multiple perspectives, and to become authors of our own lives through vertical development.

Ronni Hendel-Giller
Leading from the Summit: The Inner Work of Effective Leaders

This article presents leaders with two aspects of inner work they should not neglect. It starts by examining purpose, and then moves to mind-body harmony.

John Carruthers
The Costs of CYA Behavior

CYA behavior is a clear indication there is a lack of trust on our teams, and manifests in sending too many emails, and attending too many meetings.

Dionne England
The Science of Behavior Change

For organizations to achieve meaningful change in a sustainable way, they need to create the conditions for behavior change at an individual level.

Sara Saddington
In the Face of Incivility, Choose to Thrive

If incivility chips away at health and performance, and if, collectively, we are feeling bombarded by incivility, what can we do?

Ronni Hendel-Giller