Moving Forward while Staying in Place

By: Rose Cartolari, Sr. Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc.   How the world has changed. Outside, the changing seasons continue to repaint our landscape. Inside, mirroring the foliage, people are itching to push out of their buds, to unfurl into the world. But not yet. Still not possible. Many communities around the world are still […]

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 […]

Leading Effectively in the 4th Revolution

By: Joe Jordan, Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc. “Adapt or die.” Billy Beane’s iconic line from the movie Moneyball, captured the motivating force behind the Oakland Athletics revolutionary use of sabermetrics, not talent scouts to select players for their baseball team. With a payroll a fraction of the size of other major league teams, Beane […]

Creating a Global Leadership Mindset

By:  Maya Hu-Chan, C-Suite Coach, Executive Development Associates, Inc. You would think that with the financial havoc caused by previous economic meltdowns, that most companies would think twice about expanding into new markets. Ironically, based on previous scenarios, just the opposite has been true. Many companies looked at emerging markets like China and Russia as […]

Learning Agility: How Skilled Are You?

By: Rose Cartolari, Sr. Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc. Like many of you, I jumped headfirst into tackling the many challenges of this year. It was tough, and taxing, with the many intricacies of adapting to rapid changes experienced around the world. One of the thoughts that keeps turning up for me is how much learning […]

Employee Centric Results-Based Leadership

By: Sattar Bawany, Managing Director, EDA Asia Pacific & C-Suite Master Executive Coach    “Leading in a world that is highly disruptive and digital and VUCA-driven (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) not only provides a challenging environment for leaders to operate and for executive development programs to have an impact: it also provides a much-needed […]

Learning the Hard Way

By: Joe Jordan, Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc.    Whoever said experience is the best teacher should have paid more attention to the curriculum. Life often gives the test first and the lesson later. Some lessons from experience should be obvious enough to not require taking the test for yourself. Lessons like:  You should pay […]

Virtual Leadership: Trust Not Control

By: Annette Klososky, Partner & Sr. Leadership Consultant, Executive Development Associates, Inc.    We have suddenly been thrust into a new world of work, where the majority of tasks are being executed by individuals and teams that are geographically distributed.  The definition of a virtual team is a group of people, working together for a […]

What Can Businesses Learn from Formula 1 Motor Racing Teams?

By:  Ken Pasternak, Sr. Leadership Consultant & C-Suite Coach, Executive Development Associates, Inc.  Finding ways to create and sustain exceptional levels of performance poses challenges for executives in all industries. While not immediately apparent, examining the highly competitive and constantly changing sport and business of Formula 1 racing can provide lessons that are relevant and […]