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That’s the word from The Conference Board after sharing insights from their “The State of Human Capital 2012” report. A joint effort between The Conference Board and McKinsey & Company, Human Capital (HC) professionals continue to be stymied by the environment and that is leading to frustration in the ranks. After a multitude of studies… Read more »

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Greetings, If you are in learning & talent development, you may still be dealing with reduced budgets and a perspective in your organization that “just-in-time” hiring will be the answer to what needs to happen to support the business strategy. However, there is a body of academic research that would call that approach into question…So… Read more »

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Greetings, Many of us are looking for the magic answer to propelling our organization’s business strategy. While we all recognize the importance of leadership and talent to that endeavor, we sometimes struggle to identify what we need to do to execute business strategy. Research by the Corporate Leadership Council titled “Improving Returns on Leadership Investments”… Read more »

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Greetings, In last week’s blog post…Leadership Development…What is New is Really Old…I discussed where much of leadership development best practices we are familiar with today really started between World War I and II. While in many respects these leadership development practices are are still highly relevant…we may need to shift the paradigm on what kind… Read more »

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Greetings, Leadership development is important…in fact…vital to our organizations ability to be successful. For those reasons we spend a lot of resources in money (Upwards of $10B annually), people and time in developing the current and future generations of leaders to fuel business strategies. If you have been involved in leadership development either as the… Read more »

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Greetings, I have perspective these days. Not that I didn’t have perspective before, but has greatly enhanced itself with time. As I have engaged with counterparts in our profession of human resources, talent, and learning & development, a common perspective has been created for me. That perspective is this… The people challenges that organizations face,… Read more »