4 HR Consulting Secrets That Affect Organizational Change

Businesses today face more challenges than ever before; global competition, creating unique business models, and changing technologies all must be addressed if companies wish to continue their growth and success. Sustainable and long-lasting organizational change is the essential tool [...]
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Leadership Development Strategies for Building High-Performing Teams in 2020

High-performing teams are invaluable to the success of your organization. They are central to exceeding projections, building a healthy work environment, and attracting best in class talent and investors if needed.  It is interesting to note that 90 percent of investors, for example, consider [...]
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5 Ways to Bake Transparency Into Your People Strategy

As the proverb goes, honesty is the best policy. In mid-market or larger firms, embracing honesty translates to a culture of transparency at every level of the organization. Baking transparency into your people strategy has deep and lasting benefits; some financial, some legal, and some [...]
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How to Use People Strategy to Assess Your Organizational Health

Contrary to popular belief, people strategy is not synonymous with HR strategy. While HR strategy focuses on shaping culture through policy, people strategy puts the focus on the corporate ecosystem. It’s about creating an environment that empowers people to thrive while growing the bottom line [...]
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Leadership Transition Series Part 4: Who’s On First: Defining Roles for Succession

Part 4 of ETG’s Leadership Transition Series Succession planning is a joint effort between multiple layers of leadership. Even though the objectives are relatively concrete in theory, the planning process often seems abstract.  While private and public companies may encounter their own [...]
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Leadership Transition Series Part 3: The 5 Critical Roles in an Effective Succession Plan

Part 3 of ETG’s Leadership Transition Series Succession planning is about people. Your people are what make your business—its identity, its reputation, and all of its assets.  At the heart of an effective succession plan, there is an undercurrent of appreciation for the team you have. The way I [...]
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Succession Planning in Public and Private Companies

Part 2 of ETG’s Leadership Transition Series Public and private companies have very different structures, but in both cases, succession planning is a vital priority. The longevity of any organization rests on the ability of today’s leadership to prepare for future changes. In my experience with [...]
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How to Structure Leadership Development to Build a Process to Survive at Scale

Businesses, like children, go through many stages of development. In the beginning, the business is just learning its own identity. Daily life is an exercise in “figuring it out”, and there’s a certain threshold for mistakes, experimentation, and ambiguity. As the business grows and matures, [...]
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HR Consulting Insights to Help Early Stage Businesses Hire a CHRO

Starting a business is tough—trust me, I’ve done it, too. A new business comes with an unending list of tasks, responsibilities, and risks. In an attempt to remain cost-effective, it’s common for new businesses to pass on hiring a CHRO. This is despite findings that show Fortune 500 companies [...]
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