Stop Using the Term "High-Potential Employee"
Lately, i4cp has received inquiries concerning an increase in the turnover of high-potential employees (HiPos). For many companies, this exodus represents a lot of money walking out the door. The investment in the development of HiPos is...
Your Leadership Development Program Probably Sucks (but it Doesn’t Have To)

Your Leadership Development Program Probably Sucks (but it Doesn’t Have To)

Let’s rip the bandage off: the clear majority of leadership development efforts are an abject failure. Since 1986, in one form or another,...
Three Ways HR Can Offset the Year of Unpredictability

Three Ways HR Can Offset the Year of Unpredictability

The first several months of 2017 can be summed up in one word: Unpredictable. We’re seeing organizations respond by emphasizing alignment and...
80% of Companies: Proposed Laptop Ban Will Cause Loss in Workforce Productivity

80% of Companies: Proposed Laptop Ban Will Cause Loss in Workforce Productivity

Corporate executives are expected to be most impacted by restrictions Workforce productivity will suffer if the U.S. Department of Homeland...
Madeline Borkin Named VP of Sales at i4cp

Madeline Borkin Named VP of Sales at i4cp

The Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) is pleased to announce that effective May 1, 2017, Madeline Borkin has been promoted to the role of...
HR for Agile Businesses

HR for Agile Businesses

I want to spend this year talking about how the HR profession adds value to the business. And by “add value” I mean precisely that—how does the work...
Talent Management: What's Your Deal Anyway?

Talent Management: What's Your Deal Anyway?

Everybody seems to agree that talent management needs to be aligned with the business (it’s hard to believe there was a time when we didn’t). We...
6 Ways to Establish Trust in Data

6 Ways to Establish Trust in Data

Despite all the conversation about measurement, metrics, and analytics, many human resources and learning professionals are still skittish when it...
There’s no "I" in Team (but There is in Collaboration)

There’s no "I" in Team (but There is in Collaboration)

I had the privilege recently of participating in a group learning exercise facilitated by a former chief learning officer who has launched a new...
Observations & Perspectives on Corporate Culture

Observations & Perspectives on Corporate Culture

Several insightful perspectives came out of a discussion last month at the i4cp 2017 Conference on the culture...