Maximizing Returns on Leadership…Competencies That Drive Growth

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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 »

Being a Leader or a SuperDoer…

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Greetings, A couple of weeks a go, my new leader (only of about 6 months, but have worked together since 2005) made an interesting observation about our leadership culture. He said “Are we creating leaders or SuperDoers…because it looks like SuperDoers…” I thought this was an incredibly powerful statement that has really caused me to… Read more »

Leadership Development in a Funk…

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DDI recently released their Global Leadership Forecast 2011 – Time for a Leadership Revolution. The good news is that the study points to the continued importance of leadership in organizations and on a global scale. Leadership is recognized as driving employee engagement, organizational performance, and creativity and innovation. “Today‚Äôs leaders make decisions in an increasingly… Read more »

Leadership, Dark Matter and the White Space…

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Greetings, Much has been made of the concept of white space in the last several years. Specifically from an innovation or new market identification and exploitation perspective. Mark W. Johnson’s book “Seizing the White Space – Business Model Innovation”…(you can see his website here…Seizing the White Space) details how corporations and businesses need to focus… Read more »

Now We Know…Why CHROs Don’t Think They Are Effective at Leadership Development

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Greetings, I have discussed on DNA of Human Capital a couple of times (OK…maybe more) about importance of leadership development and various studies that detailed importance and effectiveness considerations for leadership development. The most recent study was the 2010 IBM Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) studies. The CEOs communicated… Read more »