Innovation & Energy > Fear & Contraction

Innovation & Energy > Fear & Contraction Summary: (If you only have 30 seconds, just read this) It's tempting to react to this rapid onset "recession" by hunkering down, canceling programs and projects and instructing your HR leaders to start crafting the layoff list. After all, preserving cash flow is critical in a period of…
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An aging work force that will not retire

An aging work force that will not retire Our Partners Larry Rubin and Gregory Sparzo wrote the following article, published in the Strategic HR Review.   If conventional wisdom is to believed, the baby boomer generation would be retiring in an orderly fashion at a rate of 4þ million per year. However, that generation, born…
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The Stress Test

The Stress Test by Sanford Rose Associates | Jan 3, 2020 Countless articles, including several SRA Updates, have addressed one of the most important tasks given to senior leadership within any organization: the ability to identify the next generation of future leaders within the firm. We look for passionate individuals who wake up each day craving success, but…
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Desire to Inspire – Sanford Rose Associates

Desire to Inspire by Sanford Rose Associates | Nov 4, 2019 Motivate and inspire. The two words are often used interchangeably, echoed perpetually in the minds of any leader trying to spearhead the charge. However, view the two as the same and you are missing a critical component in your evolution as a senior executive. Why? Motivation is…
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Did these trends disrupt your workplace?

2018 Workplace Trends The American workplace is constantly evolving, so it's not surprising that many people wonder where the future of work is headed. According to Gallup research there are three disruptive workplace trends that leaders in particular should focus on.   Millennials are the majority generation in the American workforce Millennials, the generation born…
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Trends and Tides in Talent Development – atd

Talent Development Going slowly in a fast world and trying something new in a field as old as learning are just some of the challenges facing talent developers today. Going slowly in a fast world and trying something new in a field as old as learning are just some of the challenges facing talent developers…
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Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement 70% . That's the percentage of U.S. workers who aren't engaged at work according to the latest State of the American Workplace report, which was released by Gallup earlier this year. It might be better than the worldwide statistic (87%), but it still means the majority of America's workforce isn't quite as happy…
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Feedback is a Two-Way Street

Feedback is a Two-Way Street Giving and receiving feedback in the workplace is essential, whether you're an employee or the boss. Having transparent, but respectful conversations is key to both career and business growth; without knowing what's working and what's not, no improvement can be made and a standstill occurs. There's opportunity for feedback every…
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Uncover “Hidden” Leaders

Uncover "Hidden" Leaders Often times companies gain leaders in one of two ways; cultivating from the inside (programs, training, etc.) or hiring externally. While these are practices are tried and true, organizations are missing out on a talent source: internal "hidden" leadership potential. These individuals might have fallen under the radar because they aren't as…
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The Most Valuable Type of Employee

The Most Valuable Type of Employee No matter what industry you work in or position you have open, hiring a "360-degree" individual will never steer you wrong. This type of employee is an asset because they move in every direction; they're aware of not only what's happening in their role, but in the roles around…
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