HR 4.0

HR 4.0

Take-Aways HR4.0 offers a framework for transforming HR practices in response to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.Business leaders will need to develop new capabilities.Leaders will need to manage technology integration.Business and HR leaders...

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The Diversity Code

The Diversity Code

RECOMMENDATION Author Michelle T. Johnson promises not to “sugarcoat diversity,” and she delivers. Johnson – shocking, funny, smart and insightful – has worked as a diversity consultant and employment attorney, and has reflected on her own life...

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Work Naked

Work Naked

RECOMMENDATION Cynthia C. Froggatt tackles the pros and cons (mostly pros) of having your employees work at a location away from the office, particularly in their homes. She includes plenty of successful examples, an eight-step blueprint for...

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Workers and The Online Gig Economy

Workers and The Online Gig Economy

Take-Aways Technological progress and an increase in the number of workers looking for work have given rise to a digital, on-demand “gig” economy.Gig employment allows workers “flexible hours, low or no training costs, and generally few...

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Performance Scorecards

Performance Scorecards

Take-Aways “Performance Scorecards” can help you extract vital business information from a sea of disconnected data.Performance scorecards are a set of measurements based on your business’s objectives and goals and your customers’...

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Army Of Entrepreneurs

Army Of Entrepreneurs

Take-Aways Your workforce should be an “Army of Entrepreneurs.”A strong, entrepreneurial corporate culture ensures long-term organizational success.To promote an entrepreneurial mindset at your firm, motivate your workforce with financial...

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Stand Back and Deliver

Stand Back and Deliver

Take-Aways Project management can be baffling, particularly in an environment of rapid change.Unless you plan, organize and handle each step well, you can kill your project.With the right tools, you can manage four important areas of your...

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The Value of Business Analytics

The Value of Business Analytics

Take-Aways To use the vast amount of business data now available, companies need a way to process and understand information.Business analytics makes sense of all types of data for strategic planning purposes.You can use analytics to learn how...

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The Leadership Challenge

The Leadership Challenge

RECOMMENDATION James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner’s remarkable guide debunks the myth of the leader as a maverick rather than a team player. It also tackles the image of the leader as a special breed. Indeed, the book’s basic … Read the...

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Strategy For The Corporate Levels

Strategy For The Corporate Levels

RECOMMENDATION This overview of corporate strategy has the strengths of a good textbook. It moves through core concepts for developing strategy on the corporate level a step at a time, provides definitions and explains the underlying principles...

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Leadership Team Coaching

Leadership Team Coaching

RECOMMENDATION Sports coaching skills transfer well to coaching organizational leadership teams. Peter Hawkins – a coach with experience in industry, education and government – deftly explains who leadership team coaches are, what they do, and...

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