At its heart, good communication is about getting the right people together at the right time to discuss the right topics. We found examples of this while helping a client potentially save billions of dollars. Read more to see what that experience taught us about communication.Read More
A colleague expressed it well: she knew how to teach technical tasks, like how to add a user account, but she doesn’t believe it’s possible to teach soft, squishy skills, like how to lead. As the creator and facilitator of our leadership development program, Gillespie Nimble, I’m going to shock you and say that I agree 100%.
And that’s why I’m a facilitator, not a teacher or instructor.Read More
Loneliness is linked to poor mental and physical health, lack of sleep, and weak social skills. Together those mean higher incidents of absenteeism, lack of productivity, and decreased focus on the job. As a manager, what can you do to decrease loneliness?Read More
“You are hired for your technical skills and fired for your lack of interpersonal skills.” Over the years, I’ve seen the truth of this play out time and again.
With that in mind, an article in Chief Learning Officer magazine recently caught my eye. It posed the question: Are MBAs still a valuable development tool?Read More