Transcending Zoom for authentic human connection
Transcending Zoom for authentic human connection
June 8, 2022 at 11:15 AM

On a biological level, our five senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste) allow us to form connections with other...

Communication norms for functional & happy teams
Communication norms for functional & happy teams
May 24, 2022 at 7:58 AM

There are three essential parts to effective communication within a team. Putting these parts in place reduces each team...

Holding People Accountable: Is It Skill, Hill, or Will?
Holding People Accountable: Is It Skill, Hill, or Will?
May 16, 2022 at 2:08 PM

As a manager, it’s not your job to hold people accountable. Yep, that’s right. It’s not. It IS your job to make sure you...

4 tips to make sure your team feels safe
4 tips to make sure your team feels safe
May 4, 2022 at 10:35 AM

Building a cohesive and inclusive team requires nurturing safety, communication, and alignment. Below are some actionabl...

What peer-based learning is and its benefits
What peer-based learning is and its benefits
April 12, 2022 at 3:07 PM

A peer group of managers can be just what you need to learn the important stuff, quickly. There was a point in most of o...

For leaders, if everything is important, then nothing is.
For leaders, if everything is important, then nothing is.
February 28, 2022 at 12:27 PM

Aligning team goals to company strategy makes for clear priorities and healthier teams. The pace of change is faster tha...

Feedback is a manager's superpower, but only if given correctly.
Feedback is a manager's superpower, but only if given correctly.
January 5, 2022 at 8:45 AM

When we were conducting our user research to develop the Emerging Leader Ascent, giving direct reports honest, helpful f...

Managing People is Hard. Challenges are more common than you think.
Managing People is Hard. Challenges are more common than you think.
December 21, 2021 at 3:05 PM

Managing people today is harder than it’s ever been, and not just because of Covid. And what makes it so hard is often t...

Great Resignation woes? The cure is probably in plain sight.
Great Resignation woes? The cure is probably in plain sight.
December 1, 2021 at 12:11 PM

If you’re in the people business you know all about the “Great Resignation.” They call it “great” for a reason. This yea...

Just do it the way I told you: What the lack of safety really costs
Just do it the way I told you: What the lack of safety really costs
October 27, 2021 at 10:45 AM

“Psychological safety is a belief that one will not be punished or humiliated for speaking up with ideas, questions, con...