Leadership Excellence for the Digital Age: Ten Tips for Converting Possibility into Reality (Part One)

Leadership at the helm of progressive organizations is becoming increasingly difficult—due in part to the lure of efficiency-driven technology powered by artificial intelligence (AI), significantly impacting the corporate landscape.  Innovation is being seen as the key to relevance and...

Continue reading →

An Alternative to SMART Goals

Specific, measurable, achievable, time-bound goals (SMART goals) are an effective way to align and improve performance. However, we have probably all noticed situations where SMART goals didn’t seem to fit the reality. When the reality is ambiguous, uncertain, or...

Continue reading →

The Six Steps for Holding a (Less Painful) Termination Meeting

You've made the decision to terminate an employee. You've researched the facts, put together a fair severance package, and you're ready to meet with the employee - except for that pit of dread in your gut telling you to...

Continue reading →

Create a Winning Corporate Culture (Hint: take a look at WestJet)

If you’re like us, you’ve been hearing a lot about how important corporate culture is to attracting and retaining top talent. It's worth paying attention to: did you know that misalignment with corporate culture is a key reason why...

Continue reading →

Infographic: Workplace Rituals Around the World

This infographic was created by WDStorage.co.uk

Continue reading →

A Grand Unified Theory of Management?

If you’re a keen student of management, eventually you’ll reach the point of cognitive overload. There are too many theories; they overlap in ways that are unclear and it’s hard to tell the good ones from the poor ones....

Continue reading →

Infographic: How a Clean Office Can Boost Productivity

This infographic was created by Cleaning Services Group.

Continue reading →

A More Practical Approach to HR Analytics

HR analytics invokes images of big data sets and smart data scientists. There’s a place for that, but it’s difficult to do in any but the most sophisticated of firms. Others narrow their view of analytics to better...

Continue reading →