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December 6, 2021 by
It has been a red-hot question in the marketplace for quite a while now. How can employers win the ongoing war for talent? Unfortunately, there is no perfect answer. But there are strategies organizations can incorporate to fill positions and keep people working for them. Spoiler alert: Change is involved. It takes more energy but hiring today needs to look different than in the past.
August 10, 2021 by
Why It’s Important to Create a Positive Employee Experience Employee trends studies show organizations that focus on maintaining high levels of employee engagement are proven to be more successful than those with low levels of employee engagement. We’ve seen that engaged workers tend to enjoy their work more and are far more productive, innovative and creative. In this blog post, you’ll find out why it's up to company leaders to set the stage for this sort of mindset.
June 2, 2021 by
After the Offer: How to Negotiate Your Compensation Package - Salary negotiation is an art. And, just like painting a masterpiece, there are proven techniques you can use to get the results you want. Executive Agenda Group Chairs Bob Puissant and Debbie Rudan are back to offer their tips for successful negotiating. You can read their advice in this blog post now.
May 7, 2021 by
Debbie Rudan and Bob Puissant, two of Executive Agenda’s Executive Mentors, again joined to explain the best way to prepare for an interview, questions you should be prepared to answer and how to make a great impression. You can read their advice in this blog post today.
May 4, 2021 by
By definition, a team is a “group of people who come together to achieve a common goal.” The idea of coming together inspires thoughts of people working side by side, smiling and laughing, engaged in harmonious work. At first glance, it might seem that conflict has no place in a successful team environment, but that’s simply not true.
April 27, 2021 by
In his book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni examines why effective teams are so rare and provides specific recommendations for eliminating barriers that lead to dysfunctional teams. Lencioni's work outlines the causes of team dysfunctionality and what can be done to overcome each one.
October 26, 2020 by
Finding a job in the middle of a pandemic is hard, and for those over 50, it can feel daunting. But it doesn’t have to be. In this blog post, Executive Mentors Debbie Rudan and Bob Puissant come together to share their best tips and strategies for finding a new job after 50.
September 1, 2020 by
When you find yourself in a conversation about a position you want, whether it be during an interview or while networking, it’s important to have practiced and memorized talking points. In this blog post, Executive Mentor Debbie Rudan provides examples of an effective communication strategy and her thoughts on how to be successful during an interview.
July 6, 2020 by
Professional networking is one of the most talked about strategies for advancing one’s career, but it’s also a life skill that builds confidence, provides perspective, grows authenticity and uncovers hidden possibilities within. Here are Executive Mentor Suzanne Weyers’ professional networking tips that everyone should know.
April 15, 2020 by
Emotional health is an important part of overall health, and it’s just as important as physical health and safety. This blog post offers a few ways leaders can help their team members be emotionally healthy.
October 11, 2019 by
Are you more Spock or Kirk? Measuring your leadership flexibility and adaptability is an essential first step in dealing effectively with today’s business world. This article from EA Group Chair Nancy Kane examines the importance of adaptability in the workplace and why effective leaders are comfortable experimenting with new ideas, possess crystal clear core values and have characteristics of both Capt. Kirk and Dr. Spock.