Talent Management

7 Ways to Motivate Top Talent in De-Motivating Times

To retain your top talent it is absolutely critical to ensure they are motivated. In difficult times this is often not high on the priority list of managers or CEOs. Most people are working long hours and doing the job of two people. Salaries are frozen, pay cuts have been implemented and forget about any bonus. For many companies this is their current culture.

Would Leadership Coaching Be Your Ideal Encore Career?

It’s not for everyone, but here are six steps to consider if you are thinking of capping your chief executive career as a coach.

Skilled Executive or Psychopath?

Do you have a psychopath employee in your organization? Here's a six-step action plan to follow if you find that you do.

Close Your “Middle” Skills Gap

The inability to find enough people with the ‘right’ skills is inhibiting growth and will worsen. Apprenticeships and vocational training are part of the solution. Here’s a practical way to improve the human capital needs of your company.

Find the Right Motivational Speaker

From wedding toasts to celebrity roasts, we’ve all had the misfortune of sitting through an uninspiring speech or presentation at someone else’s event. To...

Excellence in Embedding Creativity

Long before Apple icon Steve Jobs resigned from the helm of the technology giant last August, industry observers began mulling Apple’s hypothetical future without him. The questions loom larger since his death in October. Will the company that forever changed mobile computing with revolutionary devices such as the iPod, iPhone and iPad continue innovating at the same extraordinary level and pace under successor CEO Tim Cook?

The Great Retreat

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What an Outside Facilitator Can Do for You

No matter how hands-on you usually like to be as a business leader, in the case of running meetings at a retreat, it’s often...

Do Better CEOs Get Better Feedback?

CEOs who thoughtfully and methodically approach their staff with specific questions about their company, leadership and strategy can cultivate not only valuable feedback, but build a culture of give and take that may boost productivity and make a good leader into an even better one. Here are some examples of how CEOs have used feedback to strengthen their organization.

Executive Assistant To The CEO: How To Effectively Use

As innovative CEOs have discovered, executive assistants can do much more to help them perform effectively, beyond simply digitizing what used to be paper tasks. Modern EAs are conducting corporate research, providing advice on community outreach and even subbing for their bosses at meetings. Here are some tips on how to effectively utilize your EA.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

In Poll, Majority of CEOs Say Hybrid Work Is Here to Stay for 2022. Full Virtual? Not so Much

Almost all the CEOs we surveyed in May say they will work in at least partially hybrid mode for the rest of the year—versus just 7 percent who said they'd be fully remote.