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Meaningful Inclusion Can Start Small, Just by Listening
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Meaningful Inclusion Can Start Small, Just by Listening

Jazmine Boatman, VP and head of U.S. operations for the global leadership-development firm DDI, characterizes herself as a “lifelong learner.” It’s a value she has brought to her own leadership as well as setting standards for long-term inclusion within the company. “If everyone could take that growth mindset of the lifelong learner into every interaction […]

BY Emily Nonko | September 11, 2020

Advice for Virtual Leadership: ‘Listen and Be Courageous’
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Advice for Virtual Leadership: ‘Listen and Be Courageous’

How can business leaders practice classic methods like management-by-walking-around, engaging closely with workers, when everyone has to keep their distance? Can “remote leadership” be as effective as the in-person kind? We are finding out. Managers are adapting as fast as they can. Tacy Byham, CEO of DDI, heads a global leadership-consulting firm that helps organizations […]

BY Stephen Koepp | August 27, 2020

Want to Build Engaged Teams? Lead Like a Human
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Want to Build Engaged Teams? Lead Like a Human

Culturally, the 1990s seem like a lifetime ago: for most people, the ending of The Sixth Sense was still a surprise, and cell phones were clunky devices with tiny screens. In the workplace, employees were only beginning to crave rewards beyond compensation and benefits, like flexibility and autonomy. HR was still mostly an administrative function. […]

BY Angelica Frey | August 25, 2020

Why a Culture of Coaching Is Like a Well-tended Garden
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Why a Culture of Coaching Is Like a Well-tended Garden

James Lopata, a workplace coaching expert, recalls sitting-in on a recent client meeting in which the chief HR officer told his employees the company would not release a statement about the Black Lives Matter movement because the company didn’t want to engage in politics. Lopata, the vice president of coaching supervision for AceUp, observed employees […]

BY Emily Nonko | July 29, 2020

Old Is New: a Compelling Case for Age Diversity in the Workplace
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Old Is New: a Compelling Case for Age Diversity in the Workplace

By the year 2024, nearly one quarter of the labor force is projected to be age 55 or older, double what it was in 1994, when the figure was just under 12%. This trend has dramatic implications for how we view the workforce. Age discrimination in the workplace is illegal, but nonetheless a widespread phenomenon. […]

BY Michael Stahl | July 28, 2020

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