Looking to hire for a key role in your organization? Now is the time to implement a new approach to interviewing, assessing, and selecting talent. Your first step? Begin by developing well-thought-out job and candidate specifications. After prioritizing the outcomes you are targeting to achieve over the next 18-24 months in a job specification, prepare [...]
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As an executive and teaming coach for over 20 years I have seen the boom and bust of talent development. This boom and bust typically parallels the overall economy, but it also often follows the fortunes of individual firms resulting from challenging financial situations or changes in control from a merger or acquisition. While getting [...]
You've been recognized for your drive for results, for your ability to set goals for yourself and your team, and for your consistent delivery on high expectations. Your management, your peers, and your team frequently cite this drive for results as a strength. But sometimes, when driving for results is a particularly strong characteristic, stakeholders [...]
Lecturing on teaming in an Executive MBA program for eight years, I’ve seen how managers often struggle to team. While these talented, mid-career, senior managers and executives enroll in the program for a variety of reasons, many share a common “productivity” mindset - quickly assess a problem (class assignment), structure a process (break-down and assign [...]
As shelter-in-place restrictions are eased by governments across the country, many of us will begin to return to activities largely absent from our daily routine over the past few months. Some of the “found” time we have had by not commuting to work, going to the gym or school, dining or visiting friends will disappear. [...]
You may have been leading a virtual team prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Or not. In either situation, coaching your team has never been more important. While there are many potential coaching angles to explore for supporting your team’s performance and engagement, take these three actions now to coach your team: Appreciate [...]
Team Members Working from Home? The Challenges of Teaming Skills and EQ The suddenness of the shift of work from offices to home, has forced many employees to quickly learn how to effectively use new technologies, organize a home workspace, and juggle family expectations and needs. While these issues aren’t challenging enough, working in a [...]
I am proud to say that my son recently achieved the rank of Eagle in the Boy Scouts. Referred to in an August Wall Street Journal article as the "Ph.D. of boyhood", only about 4% of all scouts attain this rank Those who do are rightly recognized for their accomplishment and take away life-long leadership [...]
The batter hits a soft single to left. The runner on second, after hesitating, heads to third. My son, the third baseman, moves to the bag, watching the left fielder field the ball off the turf and the runner heading to third. With fans, players, and coaches yelling to seemingly everyone on [...]
alex galmeanu - www.alexgalmeanu.ro I recently accompanied an Executive MBA class from Kennesaw State University (Atlanta, GA) to Romania as they began a seven month international joint international residency program. In advance of travel to Romania, the Kennesaw (KSU) EMBA students thoughtfully arranged for a service project at a secondary school in Valea [...]