Say you want a resolution?

By: Scott Dannemiller, Chief Learning Officer, Executive Development Associates, Inc. happy new year Sorry. I know the phrase above should be typed in all caps with an exclamation point. But I just can’t do it.  You see, my wife and I have two very loud children. In an effort to bring some peace and tranquility […]

Strategy for the Team, Strategy for the Business

By:  Bonnie Hagemann, CEO, Executive Development Associates, Inc. The vision is set, the employees are onboard, and if you’ve really excelled as a leader, you have your workforce compelled to come to work fully engaged in helping achieve the vision…but don’t stop there!  The vision is where you want to take the company, that positive […]

Developing Global Leaders

By: Louise Korver, Sr. Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc. Who has potential for global leadership? In the past, most organizations developed global leadership skills by expatriating or through globally cross-functional teams. That is yesterday’s solution. These types of assignments are for the few, not the many, who are expected to perform effectively in a challenging […]

Measure Twice, Cut Once

By: Bonnie Hagemann, CEO, Executive Development Associates, Inc. My husband Todd is a carpenter. That’s not his day job, he is a business owner, but he is really good at wood working. Throughout the years he has built beautiful furniture, swings, and decks. The only thing about this great skill is that he is slow. He is artistic […]

The CEO’s Role in Developing a Learning Organization

By: Prof. Sattar Bawany Have you actually asked your CEO or senior business leaders to be directly involved in training? Before lamenting the absence of senior management support, be sure that you are being direct and asking them to get involved. Let me share a story that was told by the Head of Learning & […]

Women In Leadership: Close That Gap!

By: Louise Korver There is a daunting amount of research from some of the world’s best thinkers at Bain, Deloitte, McKinsey, and Mercer about the advantages of a diverse leadership team. This blog is not about confirming the need, but about solutions that work. The focus is on a different kind of women’s leadership – […]