This Type of Bias is Happening at Your Organization Right Now

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This Type of Bias is Happening at Your Organization Right Now

Here’s the scene: You’re hiking in a lush jungle in Ecuador’s rain forest when you look down and realize you’re about to step on a large snake. Before you even think, you step back quickly and get away from the snake. Now, you could have taken the time to look in your field guide book […]

An Open Letter to President-Elect Trump: Diversify Your Cabinet to Make America “Great Again”

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An Open Letter to President-Elect Trump: Diversify Your Cabinet to Make America “Great Again”

Dear President-Elect Trump, As we move past campaigning to governance, I noticed that your potential cabinet lacks diversity. I am not a politician or policy wonk, so I cannot guide you on how to create the best cabinet. However, I do know how diversity can improve your cabinet. I understand you have many things to […]

Leadership Under Fire

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Leadership Under Fire

“We will fight back” was the first thing I saw in the news, after reading that Donald Trump won the US presidential election. Although I live in the Washington, DC area, I am not a politician, policy wonk or lobbyist. My work guides people and teams to become the leaders they want to be. So […]

Dear Difficult Employee Wrangler…

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Dear Difficult Employee Wrangler…

Give me your tired, your unruly employees and I will give you advice. Here’s a great question I got from a very frustrated dentist. Dear difficult employee wrangler, I found your website blog about managing difficult employees. I was wondering if you could give me advice about how to manage an employee that does not work […]

Three Leadership Lessons From “The Boss”

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Three Leadership Lessons From “The Boss”

Guest post by Mario Moussa and Derek Newberry If you want to learn invaluable lessons about leading people, you don’t need to look any further than Bruce Springsteen’s recently published memoir, Born to Run. This is a rock star with substance. He can help raise your game, whether you are an entrepreneur, CEO of a […]

Why Purpose at Work is More Important Than Ever

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Why Purpose at Work is More Important Than Ever

The radical changes happening in the United States workforce are impacting organizations. If organizations don’t plan to make changes now, they are at risk of losing relevance in tomorrow’s workforce, which will look and function differently than today’s workforce. In particular, leaders are watching as every 8.5 seconds another Baby Boomer turns 50, leading to […]

How Do You Attract the Best Talent? Five Companies Exemplify Recruiting Innovation

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How Do You Attract the Best Talent? Five Companies Exemplify Recruiting Innovation

“We have seen the emergence of the Human Age, where talent is the new differentiator,” writes Jonas Prising, CEO of ManpowerGroup. Yet organizations around the world struggle to find the talent they need. This is especially problematic, because 75 million Baby Boomers will retire within the next 10 to 15 years. Between now and then, […]

The Hidden Career Advantages of Being Born Between Generations

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The Hidden Career Advantages of Being Born Between Generations

Helen Phung, a communications consultant, had what she considered a brilliant Halloween costume. She couldn’t wait for her coworkers to give her knowing nods and make clever comments as they passed her in the kitchen. She was dressed as the Chicken Lady from Kids in the Hall, the Canadian sketch comedy show that originally aired […]

Manage Your Personal Bias with These Three Tips

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Manage Your Personal Bias with These Three Tips

“No, not her!” I thought to myself. What I needed was a massage and my regular massage therapist wasn’t working. I couldn’t believe I got stuck with HER instead. My mind started racing. “Is she strong enough to give the deep massage I like? Can she really handle a full hour on all my shoulder […]

This Minority Female Startup Founder and CEO is the Future of Work

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This Minority Female Startup Founder and CEO is the Future of Work

I’ve found a woman who perfectly embodies the future of work: Falon Fatemi. She is female, young, a minority, and the CEO of an exciting new startup. With millions dollars in support from Mark Cuban, Ventures, Canaan Partners, and NEA (among others), this 30-year old, once Google’s youngest employee, is the founder of a fast-rising […]