Transforming Hidden Talent into High Performance

06
Aug

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Do I have an accent?

Do I have an accent?

I?m a military brat born in the US. When I was 6, we moved to the UK. There I learned once and for all that I have an accent. I did not know what a transformational experience I was having. Me, a blonde, white American girl, who would later face bias against women in economics, […]

27
May

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Mistakes Even Good Leaders Can Make

Mistakes Even Good Leaders Can Make

Chris Edmonds @scedmonds recently blogged on the drivers of leader behaviours such as role models set by previous bosses, organizational culture, and individual social style. He argues that these drivers can lead to mistakes that leaders make, resulting in an erosion of trust; an I win–You lose attitude; and less discretionary energy directed at goals […]

20
May

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Good intentions are not enough

Good intentions are not enough

Today’s workforce creates new challenges for managers. Imagine a manager who has been with the company since graduation. They hire new employees locally. Expectations on both sides are predictable and reliable. The manager never really noticed they always hired people ‘like us.’ Retention was good. Lately, things are different. Applicants may not be born and […]