Shut the F*** Up & Listen
T-Mobile’s unparalleled CEO John Legere is known as one of the most brash, foul-mouthed, and outspoken leaders of a major corporation today. He’s also one of the most successful, doubling the number of customers and increasing the company’s stock...
2017: The Year of Joyfully Backing Off

2017: The Year of Joyfully Backing Off

A New Year usually finds us in an additive mode. We are naturally ‘value-adders’ and seek to contribute more of it every year. We look at the latest...
Uncertainty Calls for Resource Optimization - Not Elimination

Uncertainty Calls for Resource Optimization - Not Elimination

Uncertainty and complexity are understatements in terms of what lies ahead in 2017. Issues such as healthcare, immigration, trade, deregulation,...
What the Trump Administration's Impact Will Be on HR

What the Trump Administration's Impact Will Be on HR

I know I wasn’t alone in wanting the 2016 presidential election campaign to finally end. It was the messiest, meanest, and most unconventional...
The Talent Challenge: Recognizing All of What Constitutes Talent

The Talent Challenge: Recognizing All of What Constitutes Talent

Since the 1997 publication of McKinsey’s War for Talent study, leaders of corporations have increasingly recognized the importance of talent to...
Talent Prediction 2017: The Ability to Navigate Complex Organizations

Talent Prediction 2017: The Ability to Navigate Complex Organizations

Organization design is the number one topic on the mind of business and HR executives who responded to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital report.
Lead the Boundary-less Talent Ecosystem Beyond Employment

Lead the Boundary-less Talent Ecosystem Beyond Employment

Alternative work arrangements can enable boundary-less careers, lifetime learning, greater transparency about work, and worker empowerment. In some...
Top Talent Challenges in 2017

Top Talent Challenges in 2017

Joe Santana, i4cp's Chief Diversity Officer Board chair, offers his take on what needs to be considered in 2017: Read more 2017 talent predictions by...
Betting on Humanity and the Need for Psychological Safety

Betting on Humanity and the Need for Psychological Safety

New Year’s Day has always been my favorite holiday. Mostly seen as a time for resolutions, I appreciate the gifts it presents to reflect, change...
Place a Bet on Alignment: The Great Equalizer in an Unpredictable Environment

Place a Bet on Alignment: The Great Equalizer in an Unpredictable Environment

Brexit, Dow 20,000, the Chicago Cubs, and Donald Trump? Imagine the odds on that quadfacta a year ago! Unpredictable, or perhaps unconscionable, to ...