Leadership Development

Coaching Leaders: Preparing Talent for Higher Leadership Levels

More organizations are coaching leaders to become better at their jobs. The focus today is on coaching for performance and less on teaching management concepts. The reason is simple: Organizations have seen positive results from…

Leadership Development

Building Leaders: The New School Approach

Building leaders is a top priority for corporations today. IMPACT Group’s Developing Leaders Study of 2021, found to “help functional leaders grow into higher leadership roles” ranked as the No. 1 priority of the 100+…

Leadership Development

Leadership Strengths and Weaknesses: HR Weighs In

What are the most important leadership strengths and weaknesses one needs to get to the C-suite? IMPACT Group recently surveyed HR professionals across the US to find out what skills and characteristics leaders need to…

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Employee Wellbeing & the Great Resignation

Measuring your employees’ wellbeing yet?  Since 2020’s start of the pandemic, employees have experienced greater stress, anxiety, and depression. As more companies experience the effects of poor employee wellbeing, we’re likely to see more emphasis…

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Executive Coaching Programs Build Skills that Deter Micromanagement

Executive coaching programs can take many forms. Some coaching consists of little more than scheduled chats with an experienced C-suite leader. Other coaching programs offer a well-structured, goal-oriented program led by a professional coach. Both…

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Gender Diversity in Leadership Checklist

How ready is your organization to increase gender diversity and advance women in leadership? Determining where your company’s gender diversity is today is your first step. Our women in leadership checklist includes key areas to…

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Women in Leadership Positions Gain Ground: 5 CEOs to Watch

Women in leadership positions are gaining ground. Case in point? In 2014, Fortune Magazine reported that five percent of Fortune 500 CEO were women. Seven years ago, the Fortune 500 included a total of 24 females…

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5 Steps to Prevent Women Leaving the Workforce

Women are leaving the workforce, and recent data suggests that the progress made toward gender workplace equality could be nearly erased if the trend continues. These exits are both voluntary and involuntary. Many women who…

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Why So Few Female Leaders? Lack of Skills Isn’t the Issue

When you think about how few female leaders there are, see if you can stomach this: There are more Fortune 500 CEOs named John or Michael than an entire gender.1 9.8% of CEOs are named…