Opinion: This is how we could solve the retirement crisis

By. Bonnie Hagemann, Krishna B. Kumar, and Andrew Hoehn An unanticipated side effect of the otherwise positive trend toward long-term increases in lifespans is America’s retirement crisis—people saving too little even as retirements periods are increasing. Advancements in healthcare, reduction in infant mortality, overall increases in safety, and improved nutrition and education have resulted in great […]

Ready for Tomorrow, Today

By: Joe Jordan, Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc. If it be now, ’tis not to come. If it be not to come, it will be now. If it be not now, yet it will come— the readiness is all. (Hamlet – Act 5, Scene 2) During an unexpected, unpredictable, and now extended global economic tsunami, […]

Biden’s Child Tax Credit Will Bring Lifetime of Improvement

By. Bonnie Hagemann, CEO of EDA, a consulting firm with C-Suite capabilities in executive development and research. Krishna B. Kumar, director of international research at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation and director of the Pardee Initiative for Global Human Progress at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Andrew Hoehn, senior vice president of research and analysis […]

The 2021 Trends in Executive Development Report Reveals the Need for More Strategic and Visionary Executives

EDA, Inc., (formerly known as Executive Development Associates), a global leader in top-of-the-house leadership development, announced the release of its 2021 Trends in Executive Development Benchmark Report. The Trends in Executive Development report has been the leading compilation of research for organizations across the globe to benchmark their executive and high-potential development practices. Today, after […]

What Is A Strategy Roadmap and Why Does Your Organization Need One?

By: Annette Klososky, Partner & Sr. Leadership Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc. So, you’ve worked hard and developed a strategy that articulates your organization’s purpose, values, vision and goals. Now you need to create an implementation plan to execute this strategy – but this is where many organizations hit a roadblock. How do you successfully […]

Developing Disruptive Digital Leaders for the Post-Pandemic Era

By: Sattar Bawany, Managing Director, EDA Asia Pacific & C-Suite Master Executive Coach “COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies in the workplace. The containment measures introduced, such as “safe distancing,” have led organizations to expand their operations in the virtual, digital sphere. Many leaders have confessed that their organizations were not ready […]

Take 5 for Teamwork

By: Saundra Stroope, Sr. Leadership Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc. “For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.” – M. Heffernan Conflict is one of those situations that some of us would prefer to avoid. But let’s face, you really can’t live without it. Healthy teamwork and conflict go together. The best team […]

Going Virtual: Presenters Adapt to the New Normal

By: Lou Quinto, Leadership Speaker & Executive Coach, Executive Development Associates, Inc.   Business presentations have changed during today’s COVID restrictions. Most, if not all, are taking place virtually on video conferencing platforms such as Zoom®, Microsoft Teams®, WebEx®, GoToMeetings®, and others. Nobody knows exactly when – or if – we will return to making presentations in-person. While many presentation skills […]

COVID, Your Career & Newton’s Law

By: Joe Jordan, Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc. If you are looking for a unique sobriquet for 2020, the events of this year give you plenty of material. How about calling 2020 The Year of Non Sequiturs? How many times have we found rapidly changing circumstances make an explanation we are giving no longer flow […]

Humans Are Living Longer, So What Do We Do with All This Extra Time?

By:  Bonnie Hagemann, CEO, Executive Development Associates, Inc. Andrew R. Hoehn, Sr. Vice President Research & Analysis, RAND Corporation Krishna B. Kumar, RAND International Research; Distinguished Chair in International Economic Policy; Senior Economist; Director, Initiative for Global Human Progress, Pardee RAND Graduate School It is inspiring to see age is no barrier for the highest […]