Leadership Trends

How to build a flexible work culture even when you feel you can’t.

Offering employee’s flexibility is no longer a choice, it is an expectation. Flexible work environments are growing in popularity and are a competitive advantage to attain top talent. But what if the nature of your work doesn’t allow you to create a flexible work environment? How do you create flexibility when you can’t offer work… read more

How to Get Buy-In and Create Consensus

Picture yourself as a manager in an organization. Your department is set to undergo a large restructure which will not only change the individuals on your team, but also the scope of work and responsibility. Your Director mentioned the restructure a few months ago and today informed you of their strategy that they are now… read more

How to be an Innovative Thinker

The only thing constant is change. In today’s fast-paced world, it is essential to be one step ahead of the competition to remain relevant and in the game.  According to McKinsey, 80% of executives think their current business models are at risk to be disrupted in the near future.  How do you overcome disruption? Innovation.… read more

The Benefits of a Generationally Diverse Workplace

The workplace today is more generationally diverse than what it has been in the past. People are living longer and retiring later, while new generations are joining the workforce. Currently, there are 5 generations in the workforce, the Traditionalists born before 1946, Baby Boomers born between 1946-1964, Generation X born between 1965-1980, Millennials born between… read more

5 Reasons You Need To Improve Employee Engagement Now

Improve employee engagement now and enjoy the benefits of a more productive, collaborative, and effective workforce. You may have heard that there is an employee engagement crisis in the workforce—only 13% of employees are engaged worldwide. But what makes a lack of employee engagement a crisis? Why should you invest your limited resources to improve… read more

Why You Need To Focus On Sustaining Innovation

Sustaining innovation is an under-appreciated, yet a critically profitable section of your innovation strategy. Usually, when we think of innovation, we think of disruptive or breakthrough innovation, which are more exciting innovation types than sustaining innovation. Understanding the differences between disruptive and sustaining innovation, and the reasons you need both in your innovation strategy will… read more

Tips for Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace

Managing multiple generations to encourage collaboration and mentoring produces a competitive advantage for innovative organizations. Leaders and managers in today’s workplace are struggling to manage the largest demographic shift the labor force has ever seen. With four generations now being represented in the workplace in significant numbers, and managers often supervising both younger and older… read more

Why We Need Generational Training Now

Guest Post by Amy Lynch | Generational Edge Generational training gives leaders and managers the tools they need to influence generational collaboration. The generations we work with today are not the ones we knew a few years ago. In fact, we’re going through the most dramatic demographic shift the workplace has ever seen. Generational Shift… read more

Do You Need Multigenerational Leadership Training?

Multigenerational leadership training helps leaders and managers overcome common conflicts and issues in the workplace. We are currently experiencing one of the biggest generational shifts the workplace has ever seen. Baby Boomers are staying in the labor force longer, while Generation Z (people born between 1996 and 2015) are beginning to graduate and enter the… read more