Archive for April, 2014

The Value of Corporate Culture

Posted on: April 30th, 2014 by CPTadmin No Comments

Do corporate value statements affect the bottom line? Does it matter if leaders embody the company’s stated values? Does the market reward a company for appearing on Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” index”?

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Learning About Learning Agility

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Leaders who refuse to let go of entrenched behaviors or don’t recognize the nuances in different situations tend to derail, whereas successful leaders continue to develop on the job. Learning agility is a mindset and collection of practices that allow leaders to continually develop, grow, and utilize new strategies — equipping them for the increasingly complex problems they face in their organizations.

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Lead at Your Best

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To make change stick, unwire and rewire from the inside. Understand —and shift—the mindset that governs actions, addressing internal patterns to change behavior. McKinsey proposes simple exercises to help you understand your mindset: find your strengths, practice the pause, forge trust, choose your questions wisely, and make time to recover.

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