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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.

4 Steps in Defining a Leadership Blueprint
Learn about the four most critical steps in defining a leadership blueprint relevant to your business context and critical career transitions.
Posted: 14 Feb, 2017, by Chuck Cosentino, Ph.D.
Are You Being Set Up for Expat Success?
If organizations want to ensure that their expats succeed, they need to gather baseline information about whether their expats accomplish their goals and objectives.
Posted: 10 Feb, 2017, by Jim Thomas, Ph.D.
What Happens When Leaders Fail to Use Key Principles?
A leader's lack of empathy and ongoing performance conversations can lead to confusion and uncertainty among employees about where they stand.
Posted: 07 Feb, 2017, by Cory Rieken
Why High-Character Employees are the Key to Your Success
Bruce Weinstein discusses the benefits of hiring for character as well as competence, and the financial and legal risks of failing to do so.
Posted: 03 Feb, 2017, by Bruce Weinstein, Ph.D.
8 Must-Dos to Revise Your Performance Management System
Organizations must be careful when modifying their performance management systems that they don't throw out the good with the bad. Learn the components that benefit the organization as well as employee engagement.
Posted: 31 Jan, 2017, by Bob Rogers
The Expat’s Packing List: The 4 Behaviors You Need to Succeed
Showing interest and respect for the host country and building strong relationships with peers are key components to a successful expat assignment.
Posted: 27 Jan, 2017, by Jim Thomas
Are Your Leaders Ready for Digitalization?
Companies will thrive or die based on their ability to execute digital developments. But what will this mean for their leaders?
Posted: 24 Jan, 2017, by Verity Creedy
Lose Weight With This Five Minute Leadership Test!
Shorter tests promise to help you find and promote the best leaders in record time. But like a miracle diet pill, they aren’t effective and can have dangerous side effects.
Posted: 20 Jan, 2017, by Rachel King
Hairballs and HiPPOs - Agile's Biggest Derailers
Executives with strong opinions can unwittingly take the energy out of a project. It's up to Agile Ready Leaders to prioritize and protect the team.
Posted: 17 Jan, 2017, by Jay Anderson and Russ White
The Dirty Little Secret about Expat Failure
An expat assignment can be a growth opportunity and a great adventure. But is it a smart career choice?
Posted: 13 Jan, 2017, by Jim Thomas, Ph.D.
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