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Better Decision-Making

Research into decision making show a number of cognitive blocks to making the most effective leadership decisions.

Strategic Mindset versus Strategic Thinking

In creating our Strategic Mindset leadership program we looked carefully at the research on successful strategy execution for leaders, and found that a differentiating factor for effectiveness is not just the application of strategic THINKING, but strategic MINDSET. 

Resilience at Work: The Three Domains

Many people believe that some of us have the ability to thrive under stress, and others don’t, that we’re either born tough or weak, and our circumstances dictate how we turn out.

Resilience at Work

Our partners at Sloan Group International have been studying resilience at work for the last twelve years using their Resilience at Work Assessment....

The Psychology of Effective Crisis Leadership

Think about your work environment. 

Is it a place where people are concerned for their jobs? Are they uncomfortable with or distrustful of feedback? Is there a consistent background state of anxiety? OR, is it a place you are excited to go to, where new ideas are cultivated, where there is a sense of possibility and promise, and where you are unafraid to express yourself, to ask questions, or to come up with new ways of working?

Long Term-ism and Crisis Leadership

Crisis leadership is primarily associated with short-term focus in order to get through a challenging time. How do we address the long term during times of significant change?

How business acumen affects business value

Business value must be created, maintained and grown. It requires foresight, planning, collaboration, people, systems, financial acuity and most of all, an aligned focus of capabilities, resources and leadership. Business acumen is what provides the framework that aligns, guides and delivers business value.

Team Cohesion

When we think about practicing physical and mental discipline as a team, what does that mean? The first step is to make sure expectations are clear and that practices are outlined for everyone.