Strategic Thinking = Success

Leading Through Connections – What CEOs Can Learn from the Global IBM Study

Culture – Strategy – Execuction

A recently released study, Leading Through Connections, from IBM of more that 1,700 CEOs from over 64 countries provides some interesting insights into emerging trends and issues impacting organizations worldwide.

Learn more about the top trends identified and strategic thinking.

10 Tips to Manage Your Boss

Effectiveness – Leadership – Management – Strategy

You have been hired to fill a need in your organization. While some bosses know exactly what they want, many don’t, or at least have difficulty in expressing it. They have hired you to make their life easier and you must keep in mind that you are 100% responsible for creating and maintaining this relationship. Think of your boss as your best customer, and do what you need to do to make them happy and keep buying your brand.

The following tips will help you negotiate your relationship with your boss and make you an asset to the organization.

How to be a More Effective Manager

Culture – Effectiveness – Leadership – Management

I have been fortunate to spend time in Chicago with Dr. Janet L. Szumal and Dr. Robert A. Cooke of Human Synergistics learning more about how to support managers to become more effective by aligning their capabilities with the organization’s vision, values and strategies.

We all know managers directly influence the thinking, behaviour, and performance of the people around them. Whether intentionally or unintentionally, directly or indirectly, managers motivate or drive people to behave in certain ways.

8 Tips for a Successful Merger

Execution – Strategy

Would be great to have a intro/summary here for this section vs. diving right into the 8 tips.

4 Ways to Create Trust in Leadership

Exeuction – Leadership – Strategy – Trust

A few years ago, I worked with a group of executives selected to undertake some research into issues impacting employee engagement and innovation. The key finding of our study was the importance of trust in leadership as a foundation for job satisfaction, motivation, engagement and effectiveness. Additional primary research was conducted with over 100 staff members across the organization to better understand how, as leaders, we can create a culture of trust in both our organizations and our personal lives. The results showed the importance of being consistent, the need for a clear vision and strategy, personal integrity, sharing and delegation of power, open communication and a personal touch.

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