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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.

November 2015

Don’t Let Development Plans Get Dusty
Why do so many development plans sit around getting dusty rather than getting put into action? This blog helps answer what gets in the way.
Posted: 24 Nov, 2015, by Dave Fisher
Why Emoticons Are Killing Emotion
There are no short-cuts to building the skills to say exactly the right thing at the right time. The reliance on emoticons can hurt this.
Posted: 20 Nov, 2015, by Tacy Byham, Ph.D.
How Better Leadership Fights Hunger
DDI contributes training to help improve the leadership skills of both Feeding America and local food bank leaders.
Posted: 17 Nov, 2015, by Rich Wellins, Ph.D.
Performance Rankings are Immoral
Attempting to capture performance with a word or a number is dishonest at best. It destroys morale, trust, engagement, and job satisfaction.
Posted: 13 Nov, 2015, by Bob Rogers
“Growing Your Own” Leaders? Here’s How to Make it Fruitful
Does growing leaders internally result in higher leadership success rates? And how are the most successful internally focused organizations making it work?
Posted: 10 Nov, 2015, by Evan Sinar, Ph.D.
What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Learning
Neuroscience research is sharing tons of new data about the brain. How can we use this to help us in the field of learning and development?
Posted: 04 Nov, 2015, by Dave Fisher

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