Tags » Executive Development

Everything Depends on the Aim

by Richard Martin

An engineer employed by Google—James Damore—was recently fired for writing and circulating an internal memo criticizing aspects of Google’s diversity policies, specifically corporate goals regarding the ratio of women and men in software work. 1,112 more words

Executive Development

Ken Blanchard Ignite Newsletter August 2017

The Ken Blanchard Companies Ignite newsletter is a must-read for leadership, learning, and talent development professionals. Highlights from the just published August issue include

Getting Buy-In for Leadership Development Training… 381 more words

Best Practices

Coaching and Character: A Double Benefit

I’ve always appreciated this quote from famed author Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: “Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.” 316 more words


Set the Coaching Up Right: 3 Keys to a Successful Development Plan

Measuring the impact of coaching is harder than one might think. That’s why it’s essential that any person being coached has a robust development plan that identifies a positive set of outcomes and steps along the way. 679 more words


Biggest Managerial Questions of 2017? Ask Madeleine

Madeleine Homan Blanchard is on vacation this week so we thought it would be fun to take a look at the three most viewed managerial questions Madeleine was asked through the first half of 2017. 300 more words


Summer Reading for the Business Professional?  Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

There are always recommendations for best summer reading and the lists usually point to fiction best-sellers. 

Any suggestions for top business books? 

I love a good novel but I also want to keep developing my skills. 289 more words