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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Financial Impact of an Effective Company Culture

By: Annette Klososky, Partner & Sr. Leadership Consultant, EDA, Inc. We often believe that cutting costs and maximizing resources will increase your rate of return. However, a further strategy lies in a place that is frequently overlooked: company culture. When calculating ROI, you determine how much revenue an investment produces. The prime investment in your company should be […]

HR’s Role in the ‘New Normal’ Digital-Driven Workplace

By: Sattar Bawany, Managing Director, EDA Asia Pacific & C-Suite Master Executive Coach   “Today’s business and human resource leaders face unprecedented challenges operating in a global environment where disruption has impacted in a significant manner the way the world works, as many of us have experienced recently. The current wave of disruption, including the […]

How to Measure ROI for Leadership Development Programs

By: Annette Klososky, Partner & Sr. Leadership Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc.   As constant technological disruption brings all departments and budgets under the proverbial microscope, leadership development programs must have a plan in place to measure impact and to justify bankrolling these efforts. Yet even with this being true, according to an article by […]

5 Career Myths Impacting Women’s Career Success

By: Saundra Stroope, Sr. Leadership Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc.  It is an important time to celebrate the advancement of women. We have made visible progress in the last few decades. The number of female entrepreneurs, business owners, and leaders in corporate leadership roles is growing. However, there are still many challenges women face that are different from their […]

Energizing Executive Innovation

By: Joe Jordan, Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc. Any CEO in touch with reality will tell you that innovation is critical to a company’s enduring success. Surveys reveal that between 23-45% of CEOs place innovation as their top priority. If innovation holds a supreme place in the minds of C-level executives, why do many leaders […]