Welcome to the new normal. What does it mean for leaders?

By Rose M. Patten and Hugh J. Arnold The “new normal” in business is disruption and change, and it comes with a call to action for companies –…

Leadership: New skills for a new age

By Jim Fisher and Rose Patten What does leading mean in a diverse, globalized workforce that must be engaged with a broad, corporate vision, yet in a way…

The Leadership, Enhancement & Acceleration Program

The gap is growing between the demand for future HR leaders and development programs tailored to supporting performance breakthroughs. High potentials have displayed the aspiration to meet this…

The Numbers Aren’t Adding Up – Spectra Energy Redesigns Performance Evaluations

As a growing oil and gas company, Spectra’s time investment in performance management processes must deliver meaningful direction to employees that translate into business results. Spectra’s conventional Performance…

Quantum Leap in Employee Engagement through Leadership Excellence

Scenario Planning Panel Discussion Applying Scenario Planning to create robust, adaptive, resilient and transformative talent strategies. Traditional 5-year plans and one-size-fits-all practices full of numbers and “connect-the-dots” exercises…

Using Market Data to Drive Talent Strategy

In this presentation, Rob Sentz ​will describe how different companies are using external workforce analytics and labor data to develop, improve, and defend their recruiting strategies​.

Increasing ERG ROI through Leadership Development and Member Engagement

Corporations around the globe are utilizing employee resource groups as a method for driving recruitment, retention, and engagement within the workplace as well as business results. But, what impacts are these groups actually having?

Look Ahead! – Grooming Early Stage High Potentials (IBM)

There are two distinct categories of high-potential employees. Late-stage high-potentials include experienced managers ready to make their way into the executive ranks. This group is typically identified as…

At Full Velocity: Executive Effectiveness in a Transitory C-Suite

Volatility, change and turnover are facts of life in the C-Suite. Certain factors can be controlled, others cannot. Continuing personal development in all of its forms, including executive mentoring, is vital to bringing out and developing the best in those employees and in yourself.

Mind the Gap: The Crisis of Leadership Development in Knowledge Based Firms

Have you ever seen a leader in a knowledge based firm suddenly ‘blow up’ after a promotion? Maybe someone really bright, who understands their specialty, flailing around (and to be blunt, pissing people off) after they have been moved to a senior role?

How Diversity + Strategic Leadership = Breakthrough Business Impact

Join this session as us we discuss fresh insights about the new waves of Diversity and how Strategic Leadership has the potential to fully integrate Diversity and Inclusion into organizational cultures and drive long-term, self-renewing strategic performance.