The Art of Switching Between Leadership Styles

Coaching Tip

The social distance that separates individuals from those in positions of authority, whether in a formal or more informal structure, defiined by gender, age or cultural differences. Hiring diverse teams and then hoping for the best is not enough.

5 Ways Leaders Can’t Be “Normal” Today

Ron Edmondson

For example, in today’s leadership, the informal aspects of leadership are as important as the formal aspects of leadership. In addition to systems and structures – for a leader to be successful today – leaders must engage a team on personal levels.

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How to Avoid a Business Data Breach

Strategy Driven

The number of attacks and breaches continues to increase exponentially, despite the increasing awareness of better information security. What’s surprising is how so many businesses still take information security lightly. A Better Structure.

What Top Sales Teams Have in Common, in 5 Charts

Harvard Business Review

High-performing sales organizations employ a more structured sales process. Forty-eight percent of the participants from underperforming sales organizations indicated they had nonexistent or informal structured sales processes compared to only 29% from high performing sales organizations.

What Makes an Organization “Networked”?

Harvard Business Review

As business became more complex, these rigid structures grew increasingly untenable and so management theorists began to look for another way— matrixed organizations. The truth is that networks are informal structures. Organizational structure