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 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…

4 of the Best Books for Leadership | IMPACT Group

The neuroscience of leadership is often overlooked in business books. But if you’re ready to harness your brain’s abilities so you can fundamentally understand how to lead a team and positively influence actions or attitudes,…

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…

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…

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…

Amplify Your Talent Development Strategy with These 4 Questions

In the 20 years Marcie Mueller has led talent and leadership development programs, she has learned there is a vast difference between sending employees to training versus investing in employee development. Your talent development strategy…

Stop Development Programs from Falling 70% Short!

Effective leadership development requires much more than a training manual and a one-hour session. It’s not something your employees can check off a list and declare, “I’m good now, boss. Thanks!”  Measurable and actionable results…