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Leader Pulse
Leadership ideas, trends, and smarts

Welcome to Leader Pulse, DDI’s blog that has its finger on the pulse of leadership trends, practices, and ideas. Here, DDI’s leadership experts from around the world share insights, offer opinions and points of view, and spark debate on current leadership issues.

January 2016

Middle School and Middle Management Sound a Lot Alike
Why transitioning to a middle manager feels a lot like starting middle school.
Posted: 29 Jan, 2016, by John Golding
Hidden in Plain Sight: The Risky Reality of Neglected Leader Talent
The “form” of leadership follows function. Find out where (in which division or functional group) leader-ready competencies are hiding.
Posted: 26 Jan, 2016, by Evan Sinar, Ph.D.
Are Your Leaders ‘Fit for Purpose’?
Leadership “readiness” begs the question “for what”? If we fail to answer or over-generalize when responding, our definition of readiness lacks the necessary relevance.
Posted: 22 Jan, 2016, by Mark Busine
10 Hot Leadership Topics for 2016
Out with the old and in with the new: DDI experts reveal what boardrooms will be buzzing about in 2016.
Posted: 18 Jan, 2016, by Tacy Byham, Ph.D.
Kim Kardashian, Twitter, and Leadership – Part 1
As technology continues shaping the L&D space, how do we fuse learning and technology to reimage current practices and better help leaders learn, develop, and perform?
Posted: 12 Jan, 2016, by Barry Stern and Russ White
Leadership Changes the World: Make Change Your New Year’s Resolution
Leadership is a profoundly human endeavor: Helping yourself and others grow. How will you use your leadership skills to make change in 2016?
Posted: 08 Jan, 2016, by Tacy Byham, Ph.D.
Thin Ice: Solving Future Manufacturing Needs with Yesterday’s Leaders
How prepared is your organization to deal with the mega trends of Manufacturing 4.0 and the widening variance in leadership quality?
Posted: 05 Jan, 2016, by Jill George, Ph.D.

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