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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.

October 2016

Performance Management—What Just Happened?
Performance management has been labeled as “a waste of time, demoralizing, and stupid.” Why the sudden hatred? And more importantly, what can you do about it?
Posted: 25 Oct, 2016, by Jim Kauffman
Bring Workplace Zombies Back from the Undead
Nobody wants to be a zombie at work, but poor leaders are often to blame for their employee's lack of engagement and focus.
Posted: 20 Oct, 2016, by Rich Wellins, Ph.D.
LeaderPulse: The 5 Most Valuable Gifts Most Leaders Aren’t Getting
Upgrade your Boss's Day gift to what your leader really wants this year.
Posted: 14 Oct, 2016, by Evan Sinar, Ph.D.
Stop Treating Leadership Programs Like a Dart Board
Just assessing for more intelligence isn’t enough. You need to diagnose with a purpose.
Posted: 11 Oct, 2016, by Mac Tefft
Assessment, Development and Why 1+1=3 (Or More!)
Like Simon and Garfunkel and Ben and Jerry, the real value of assessment and development lies in their combination.
Posted: 05 Oct, 2016, by Eric Hanson, Ph.D.

Talk to an Expert: October 2016

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