change management

Great Leaders Connect With Employees, Foster Collaboration, and Embrace Continuous Change

Amy Fox

Half of companies worldwide say their leaders are not ready to lead their organizations today, and 71 percent say leaders are not ready to lead into the future, according to a recent study by Brandon Hall Group. Why are so many leaders unprepared for the challenges of today and tomorrow? Part of the reason has […]

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Are Leaders Falling Short?

Amy Fox

In a 2015 study, 71 percent of companies worldwide said their leaders are not ready to lead into the future. The same survey found half of companies worldwide believe their leaders are not ready to lead their organizations today. Brandon Hall Group’s State of Leadership Development Study found critical gaps in training, specifically training targeted […]

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Can You Really Change a Company Culture?

Cindy Weissman

While reconnecting with an old colleague, she shared with me the recent turmoil at the company she works with. “We have hired a group of gurus to help us get to the next level.” “Gurus?” I thought. Do they put that on their business cards? I was intrigued. After asking some questions, she shared that […]

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Stay in the Know: Traits of Extraordinary Leaders

Amy Fox

Today the ABR blog is helping you “stay in the know” by sharing something we came across that we found interesting. We think you will too. There’s a great video on Chief Learning Officer that features best-selling author Jason Jennings (Think Big, Act Small: How America’s Best Performing Companies Keep the Start-up Spirit Alive). In […]

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Project Management: Something’s GOT to Change…But What?

Karrin Frilling

Humans are creatures of habit and routine. I’m sure there is some psychological, scientific explanation as to why that is—but I couldn’t articulate that here. The easy (and very unscientific) summary is that once something becomes familiar, it becomes easy. Thus, the idea that “change is difficult” makes sense. So much so that there is a […]

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