How To Be Liked AND Respected As a Leader – And Why Both Matter

As humans, we have an instinctual need to belong and be accepted among our peers. As communal beings, there is a survival need to belong to a group, something bigger than ourselves. And this desire is stronger than ever in these uncertain times. However, being liked and respected as a leader [...]
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Life in the Pandemic: 3 Strategies Leaders Need to Keep Teams Moving Forward

The challenges leaders are facing this year are unlike anything many of us have ever seen. With a global pandemic, economic fallout, and heightened anxiety and tension across the country, today’s leaders are finding themselves and  their businesses thrust into a world no one knew was coming. As [...]
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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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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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How People Analytics Can Change Process, Culture, and Strategy

When you read ‘people analytics’, does your heart sink? Often, when we talk about people analytics we think of the missed opportunities. Turnover rate, exit surveys, and disengaged employees often take up more than their fair share of space in these conversations. As tools for collecting [...]
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