Tag Archives: leadership

Enhancing the NFL Draft with Expanded Assessment Tools

With the NFL draft just weeks away, clubs are getting more information than ever about prospective players, says an APA blog article by Mackenna Perry. The NFL Scouting Combine in February got a boost in 2013 from three I-O psychologists … Continue reading

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New Format for Assessment Reports

Too much of a good thing is often not a good thing.   Consider this scenario:  Your recent candidate had “Above Average” or “Superior” marked for all the selected competencies on his final report.  It sounds like you have a promising candidate, … Continue reading

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Four Qualities of Successful CEOs

What does the successful CEO profile look like? In a recent article by The Harvard Business Review, they noted a fundamental disconnect between board members’ perceptions of what constitutes a successful CEO and the true indicators that more practically result … Continue reading

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Generation Z enters the workforce

As Generation Z prepares to enter the workforce, many employers are asking, “How can we prepare? What can we expect from this generation, as opposed to Millennials?” Ryan Jenkins, a columnist and speaker who helps organizations engage with younger generations … Continue reading

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Does (management) practice make perfect? The role of tenure in growing leaders

While the path a developing leader can be unpredictable, complex and offer different types of challenges, the one thing they have in common is experience on the job. Everyone knows that becoming a good leader takes plenty of time—to grow … Continue reading

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Identifying new avenues to promote women upward

Women, on the whole, possess more of the “soft skills” valued at higher levels of leadership (empathy, conflict management, etc.), where influence can be more effective for forward motion than raw power. Yet, women continue to be under-represented at all, … Continue reading

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Empathy as a Measure of Corporate Success

Empathy is emerging as a top indicator for corporate success, according to the Harvard Business Review’s 2016 Empathy Index. Empathy, the understanding of your impact on others and willingness to make a change accordingly, touches all facets of the business … Continue reading

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Are you prepared for a leadership deficit?

2015 marked a 16-year high for CEOs that left their current position, leaving the boards of those companies to fill the vacancy as best they can. And, more and more, businesses are not prepared for this eventuality in their senior … Continue reading

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6 Ways to become a better interviewer right now

What’s the goal when you sit down to an interview? It’s your job to make sure that the interaction flows reasonably smoothly, keep the questions brief,  and give the candidate an opportunity to show his or her true capability for … Continue reading

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Women Excel at Managing Diversity

Women in key positions within matrixed work environments may be better prepared for growth in the global economy throughout the coming century. As industries grow globally and face more and more diverse challenges, they may find that their key female … Continue reading

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