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.

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
Behavior Change That Sticks

Clarity is what we want for our organizations, and is the critical first step in behavior change. Resistance to change is often the result of unclear goals.

Shawn Shepheard
Leader Self-Reflection — The Importance of Looking Inward

My conclusion is that it is often the leaders themselves who need the repair job, and who could most benefit from self-reflection.

Catherine Harrison
High Impact Learning: Uncovering Your Training ROI

Training ROI occurs when it’s relevant to the needs of the team, and the content can be evaluated and reshaped to solve challenges facing the team.

Alyssa Burkus
Creating Insight — Exploring the Aha Moment

This knowledge about creativity and insight can help us to work and lead in ways that create the conditions for greater creativity and innovation.

Ronni Hendel-Giller
Inspire Innovative Thinking — Get Creative to Get Results

Use these approaches to inspire innovative thinking with your team, and to stay ahead of the rapid shifts occurring in the business landscape.

Shawn Shepheard