More than one thousand leadership, learning, and talent development professionals were asked about their top challenges in navigating a post-pandemic world with both a scarcity of available talent and high employee expectations. This year’s survey paints a picture of organizations taking experimental steps during a time of accelerated change. The increasingly competitive landscape for attracting and retaining talented employees and the rising expectations of today’s workforce have all combined to put added pressure on human resources professionals and leaders.
Learn the six enduring leadership principles that will help aspiring leaders become more effective and resp...
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Learn the six enduring leadership principles that will help aspiring leaders become more effective and respected along their journey.
The best leaders get their egos out of the way and become servant leaders who treat people with love and respect says leadership expert Ken Blanchard.
Use these four communication skills to determine a person's levels of competence and commitment at a task. Once you have a better understanding of these qualities, you can lead situationally!
Private sector and public sector organizations have three common organizational goals, which must be met for leadership to be labeled effective.
Forty years of Blanchard research has proven that the best leadership style is the one that matches the developmental needs of the person you’re working with.
This study investigates the effectiveness of the four leadership styles of the SLII model, which evolved from initiating structure and consideration.
Ken Blanchard and Scott Blanchard share what’s changed and what’s stayed the same when it comes to focusing people’s energy and efforts toward a shared goal.
Learn how to improve the quality and quantity of conversations taking place throughout your organization.
Goal setting drives performance in the workplace. Collaborate, create stretch goals, give feedback on performance, and hold quarterly check-ins says Doug Glener.
People want an empathetic leader. Many managers strive to be one. But ask someone to define the term, and you’re likely to be met with silence. Let’s start with the definition. According to...
Making the transition from being an individual contributor to a manager can be a dramatic shift.
Organizations and their team members can successfully navigate the unique challenges of a hybrid work environment by focusing on the right strategies says virtual work expert John Hester.
Why would anyone want to be a career builder when they risk losing the people they develop? It’s a provocative question many leaders answer by not developing their people. But this strategy...
Leaders are not robots; they are human beings with values and worldviews shaped by their own experiences. In the best leaders these lead to a personal leadership philosophy—a leadership point of view.
Mike Easley explains why self-awareness and empathy are crucial for anyone aspiring to be a leader—especially a leader worth following.
Learn Blanchard’s point of view on solving the problem of the struggling sales manager through developing their leadership skills
Hiring and retaining workers is the defining challenge as we move nearer to the post-pandemic workplace.
As we all adjust to a changing landscape and a new normal in our personal and professional lives, it is imperative that we each develop an increased capacity to thrive in the face of adversity.
Ken Blanchard shares how the principles of The One Minute Manager apply in today's remote work environment.
Learn how poor managerial behaviors negatively impact engagement, alignment, productivity, and retention.