In 2008, UPMC intensified its focus on developing a strong pipeline of internal talent for executive and senior-level positions. This strategy culminated into the creation of the UPMC Leadership Development Intensive (LDI). Aligned to ...Read more
Zappos is known for our amazing company culture and customer service but keeping these things strong isn’t always easy. As Zappos grew they realized that many traditional ways of operating were setting them back and slowing them ...Read more
Chatbots. Algorithms. Machine learning.
Artificial Intelligence is already entering the workplace, and the learning function is not immune to its steady progression. Does this mean we’re doomed to be replaced by these systems in short ...Read more
Learning and Leadership Development professionals are increasingly called to drive innovation and change in their organizations. Expectations are high in at least two ways: (i) in the midst of information overload, you’re tasked to identify ...Read more
The term “growth mindset” is one leaders throw around a lot. But how many of them actually know what it means? And how many apply it effectively in their organizations?
Growth mindset is defined as the belief that human abilities ...Read more
A purpose is a deliberate choice to pursue a future-directed intention that is personally meaningful. Living with purpose not only ignites an internal drive to create energy and joy, it also increases engagement and commitment at ...Read more
What does it really take to move beyond offering coaching to nurturing a robust coaching culture where every employee is empowered to succeed?
In this panel discussion, you’ll learn firsthand about the joys and challenges of ...Read more
As a professional in learning and leadership development, you are already acutely aware of the power of a growth mindset and the dangers of a fixed mindset. However, this tends to get more complicated once you step into the world of ...Read more
The nature of leadership is changing, and leadership development needs to keep pace. In a world where knowledge is becoming outdated almost as fast as humans can acquire it, best practices are no longer what’s needed. Employees are ...Read more
Organizations are increasingly faced with transformational change and a change saturated workforce. Yet, the methodologies and tools most companies are relying on to introduce transformative change into their organizations were developed in the ...Read more
After you’ve hired the top talent, how do you keep them engaged and flourishing? In this experiential session, Second City Works will introduce you to an “improv mindset” as it relates to developing and retaining high performing ...Read more
Leading edge neuroscience has provided new insight into the biological principles that drive human behaviour. There are many misconceptions about the brain, today’s leaders can be more effective by developing their understanding of ...Read more
Leading in high stress and/or dangerous contexts is fundamentally the same, yet qualitatively different, from leading in other contexts. These contexts are known as in extremis, defined as leading where there is physical danger or where ...Read more
Angel Montesdeoca, Chairman of IBM’s Generation Next, will share insights on how organizations can create a cycle of empowerment for diverse communities by educating, recruiting, developing, and promoting diverse talent. By creating a cycle ...Read more
What is potential? What does high-potential look like? Where do I start?
Over the years, psychologists have proposed and studied many models of potential. In this session, Megan Leasher, Ph.D., will first review the ...Read more
HCI believes onboarding is THE critical connection point between the candidate and employee experience. Onboarding programs can foster a sense of belonging, enhance engagement, and enable new hires to quickly and easily become proficient in their ...Read more
Even the most compelling product or service will be unsuccessful when customers are left unsatisfied or disappointed. Employees are key ambassadors between an organization and its customers and are responsible for bringing the company to life. ...Read more
Study after study shows the value that recognition has to culture and business results, but how can you make that theory work in practice? The ability of a company’s managers to recognize their people is often the difference maker.
This ...Read more
Change in the work place is usually focused on two different goals: The customer experience or the bottom line. But what about your employees?
Change can be difficult for many employees to grapple with, and for good reason. It’s human ...Read more
The US engagement dial stubbornly refuses to move despite the efforts of both legacy survey providers and newer self-service surveys, yet you are being held more accountable than ever for the business impact derived from an engaged ...Read more