It May Be Time to Reconsider that Noncompete Agreement

Federal regulators are cracking down on hiring practices that restrict employees’ wages and ability to work for competitors. Here’s what to know. Kellogg Insight These days, with the Great Resignation peeling off workers right and left, companies may be tempted to get creative in how they retain employees. But some popular strategies can land firmsRead More

Poor Talent Strategy Surpasses Supply Chain Disruption As Top Worry

Feb. 8, 2022 Organizations continue to struggle with questions related to a timeline for returning employees to the office and developing new working models, including remote and hybrid, to satisfy their workforce. Executives are concerned about their ability to deliver value propositions that satisfy employees and a subsequent inability to retain and recruit talent accordingRead More

How to Handle a Leadership Change in Your Organization

Most human beings resist change. After all, the unknown is uncomfortable. Changes in leadership are no exception — with them comes a natural apprehension. What direction will the new leader take? How does that impact your future? However, with the right mindset and a smart approach, changes in leadership can lead to great opportunities. TheyRead More

Ensuring Your Company has Strong Leaders, Not Bosses

Are leaders born or made? It's an interesting question that produces a plethora of answers. But here's something that isn't up for debate: People are naturally attracted to leaders. Leaders possess capabilities that can inspire others to become their best, something that business owners eagerly seek in the people they hire and the individuals theyRead More

Ensuring Your Company has Strong Leaders, Not Bosses

Are leaders born or made? It's an interesting question that produces a plethora of answers. But here's something that isn't up for debate: People are naturally attracted to leaders. Leaders possess capabilities that can inspire others to become their best, something that business owners eagerly seek in the people they hire and the individuals theyRead More

UPDATE: The Senior Executive Job Market and Coronavirus – New Statistics

Published on April 17, 2020 Status is online Dean Trimble Managing Director at Jackson Stevens / Executive In Residence (contract) at N2Growth 12 articles Following Disclaimer: This article and research are based solely on the senior executive job market, where salaries are between $200,000 and $2,000,000. Full disclosure: despite all of the comments from Search Firm leadershipRead More

Connect to Lead

In 2011, we were conducting village stability operations in Afghanistan. We were living by, with, and through indigenous Pashtun villagers in the most rural villages until we became invited guests, and in some cases even members of the community. This was a deliberate campaign to establish a foothold in contentious Taliban-dominated areas so that theRead More

5 Ways to Stay Engaged Under Poor Leadership

  Workers enthused about what they do for a living tend to be happier and perform their best work. Yet as several polls suggest, many Americans can't help but feel disconnected in their occupations - a problem exacerbated by overbearing bosses, or poor leadership from the president or CEO. An estimated 85 percent of employeesRead More

4 Ways to Demonstrate Leadership in a Non-Management Role

Whether you're just starting out with a new company or you're a seasoned veteran looking to demonstrate your value, few qualities have the same impact as strong leadership. Leadership qualities--such as introducing new strategies or energizing staff to feel more connected with their work--lead to positive results that can be evidenced in a variety ofRead More