Our insights and tips to help you become the most valuable executive leader in your company.
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.
February 4, 2021 by
No matter what industry you are in, the events of 2020 impacted your business and your workforce. 2020 unlocked changes many companies had been considering for a long time, forced rapid business transformation, and challenged cultural norms that once seemed unshakable.
January 8, 2021 by
What a year it has been! Executive Agenda, including our talented Executive Mentors and inspirational members, started 2020 motivated and ready to head into a year filled with opportunity. Collectively, we were planning for success and felt ready to make it happen.
November 16, 2020 by
Teaching smart people how to learn starts with challenging any preconceived notions about the nature of the problems they currently face and their go-to methods for solving them. This may require pulling down any defensiveness that blocks them and then getting them to think in a different way that allows deeper learning and better solutions. This blog post explains how Executive Agenda works to resolve this learning dilemma.
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.
August 4, 2020 by
Seasoned executives always seem to have a toolbox loaded with checklists, guidebooks, templates and other helpful articles at their fingertips. At any given moment, they can choose the tool they need to foster authentic discussion, solve a company problem or manage the group dynamic. Using tools gives a group a common language and framework, while allowing creative thinking. Keep reading to learn more about a few favorite tools in EA Executive Mentor Susan Ellmaurer’s manager toolkit.
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.
May 26, 2020 by
Having a strong internal communications plan isn’t trendy, it’s a solid law of leadership, just ask Group Chair/Executive Mentor Nancy Kane who jumped online recently to discuss the importance of leadership language when times are tough.