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Your Workforce’s Composition is About to Change

Your Workforce’s Composition is About to Change

If you haven’t already had enough surprises and challenges this year, get ready for another leadership challenge: Your workforce’s composition will change more than you expect in the next 18-24 months.

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Posted by Gina Hott on June 16, 2020 in Succession Planning and tagged , ,

 

Marry Your Values to Your New Work Culture

Marry Your Values to Your New Work Culture

As you continue to refine your organization’s current work culture, whether remote or in-person, don’t forget your organization’s values. Your organization’s values are your organization’s ‘House Rules.’ They define the behaviors that are expected, day in and day out, of everyone who takes a paycheck from your organization or who represents it. If someone doesn’t want to abide by your organization’s values, fine. They are simply choosing to work someplace else.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on May 26, 2020 in Leadership Development, Strategic Planning and tagged , , ,

 

6 COVID-19 Induced Reasons Why You Should Scrap Your Current Strategic Plan

6 COVID-19 Induced Reasons Why You Should Scrap Your Current Strategic Plan

When things start to settle a bit in your world as you adjust to the new reality caused by the global COVID-19 Pandemic, be prepared to dramatically revise your strategic plan. It’s no longer strategically viable. Whether your operations experience a positive or negative impact for two weeks or two years, the future work world you were envisioning when your plan was created no longer exists.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on April 21, 2020 in Strategic Planning and tagged , ,

 

Can You Lead When Your Team is in Crises?

Can You Lead When Your Team is in Crises?

With most of the country now entering the second week of voluntary or mandatory quarantine and no or remote-work status, our personal and work worlds have changed. As a leader, be prepared to lead your teams to and through their emotional, psychological and physical reactions to the changes they’re experiencing. How you lead your teams in the second stage of change will exemplify how you can or can not lead in crises.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on March 24, 2020 in Leadership Development and tagged , ,

 

Why Are We Still Doing This?

Strategic Value: Why Are We Still Doing This?

During a recent quarterly strategic plan update session, the CFO had an epiphany. We had been discussing what they, as the senior staff, had done to communicate their new vision and mission to all staff. We had also discussed what they would be doing next to work with their teams to help them understand how each team’s efforts should support the new vision. As part of that discussion, I suggested the senior staff ask themselves and their teams this question: How will this (process, initiative, project, etc.,) move our Vision and Mission - and those we serve - forward? As we discussed this question further, the CFO sat back with a somewhat stunned look on his face.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on February 18, 2020 in Strategic Planning and tagged , , ,