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December 18, 2018

A couple of years ago, Aaron Dignan and his team mates at The Ready set out on a mission to create a new tool. Something that could take a complex organizational system and make it a practical playground for imaging and implementing a new way of working. The result? A...

December 9, 2018

In the September 2018 edition of the McKinsey Quarterly, Jeffrey Pfeffer says that, if you really want to increase employees’ health and well-being, focus on job control and social support. These two critical contributors to employee engagement also improve employee he...

December 9, 2018

Join Gifted Leaders founder, Jeff Thoren, and fellow Enlightened Rebel Alliance and VetPartners colleagues for one or both of two "Next Stage" learning experiences next month. Both programs are based on the realization that, as a profession, we are at an impo...

November 6, 2018

In a recent blog post, Mackenzie Fogelson from The Ready shares some very practical tips for facilitating effective “ways of working.” There are two different parts to this: ways of doing and ways of being. Successful cultural transformation and extraordinary team perf...

October 25, 2018

In a recent blog post, Jesse Lyn Stoner shares that 86% of the respondents to a World Economic Forum survey believe there is a leadership crisis in the world today. Chances are you agree. But what exactly is the definition of leadership?

September 12, 2018

A simple - but not necessarily easy - practice of conscious leadership from the book The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership centers around a fundamental question that you can ask yourself at any time, “Am I above or below the line?” Or, more specifically, “Am I cho...

August 22, 2018

Yes, times have changed but, unfortunately, many of today's leaders still rely on the same outdated techniques from the industrial revolution. Since Berrett-Koehler’s founding in 1992, the company has strived to advance a new paradigm of leadership to replace the o...