Since 1986, I've asked more than 10,000 people where and when they get their best ideas. Less than 2% have said "the workplace." Based on my 25 years of working with a ton of innovation-seeking organizations, here's my take on why.
How do you build real trust in a workplace that is both social and multi-generational? Reverse mentoring is one way to do it while creating space to build enduring relationships that transcend age and pay grade.
I’ve just finished reading “Unlocking the Full Potential of Women at Work”, the recently released McKinsey & Company research summary report that was (RT @LisaD115: Thoughts on McKinsey's report, "Unlocking the full potential of women at work"
An early look at an effort to develop the financial muscle of 26 non-profit after-school providers finds they are making “encouraging progress.” (Just posted: New report on project to build the financial management muscle of nonprofit after-school...
No organization’s culture is perfectly healthy. But there are some organizations where the culture is toxic — way beyond the “normal dysfunctional” level. These cultures tolerate or encourage behaviors that suck the life out of people.
Change doesn't occur by magic, and if you want someone to change their behaviour, you need to adopt an effective approach that will encourage them to make the changes required.
The challenge for business owners and managers seeking to change the behavious of individuals or teams, is to ensure that you have many levers that you can pull, to ensure that the required outcome is achieved.
This excellent article, identifies 10 such levers, and suggests that leaders need to use them all to achieve lasting behavioural change.
The most successful organizations have to be creative, but they're more than that. They know how to manage the creative process. Leaders who can help their people think creatively, and also guide them through the process of marrying ...
After studying a B Com Marketing Management at the University of Pretoria for two years, all the lecturers seemed to drill into us were the '4 P's of Marketing'. It appeared that that was all there was to marketing.