How Millennials Are Changing The Way We View Leadership

In less than two years, Millennials will become the largest employee demographic. They’ve already become a major influence shaping the future of work, and as 10,000 Baby Boomers reach retirement age every day, they’re quickly advancing in the leadership ranks as well.

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Three Tips To Help Engineers Be More Customer-Centric

Modern companies often strive to be more customer-centric. The more aware you are of customer needs and the more empathy you have toward their motivations, the easier it is to build a great product.

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How to Prepare for a Change of Leadership

Member Jack Kemper asked the Business.com community, “How can you prepare your company for a change in leadership?” We spoke to experts to outline an efficient process for a smooth transition.

There comes a time in nearly every company when leaders either change positions or leave altogether. That “world’s best boss” mug is packed away and ready to be retired, and employees are left scrambling for answers. Who’s next in line? Will someone new take their place? And how will this affect their jobs?

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Org redesign: start with a blank page

Embrace change, contended Greek philosopher Heraclitus, because it is “the only constant in life.”

In today’s workplace, companies are in a nearly constant state of organization change – whether it’s a large-scale makeover or a shakeup of departments or geographies – McKinsey research finds. And if they aren’t continual, the redesigns emerge in faster and faster intervals.

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The Power of Leaders Who Focus on Solving Problems

In front of a packed room of MIT students and alumni, Vivienne Ming is holding forth in a style all her own. “Embrace cyborgs,” she calls out, as she clicks to a slide that raises eyebrows even in this tech-smitten crowd. “Really. Fifteen to 25 years from now, cognitive neuroprosthetics will fundamentally change the definition of what it means to be human.”

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7 Reasons Your Sales Team Isn’t Hitting Its Goals

Goals are important in sales. Group sales goals help the team understand the big-picture vision for the company’s future, while individual goals help inspire each team member to do what they must to be a productive part of the team.

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Experiencing Organizational Change? Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes…

For any business, change is inevitable. Organizations that do not adapt to the circumstances of their industry may eventually fall to the wayside—joining the likes of Blockbuster and Radio Shack.

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Ten Keys To Launching An Agile Transformation In A Large Firm

As Agile eats the world, many organizations are faced with the prospect of an Agile transformation. This is a major challenge—one that will involve deep change over many years. If the organization has been traditionally managed, it will include radical shifts in attitudes, values, mindsets, ways of thinking and ways of interacting with the world, in effect a change in organizational culture.

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Six Personality Types Involved In Business Transformation Projects (And How To Manage Them)

In business transformation management, it is typical that people pick a change management model and try to push everything into that formula. That’s why 70% of change management projects fail and why we need to rethink our approach. But no matter what changes or breakthroughs are made to the old systems, keep in mind that one constant will always remain: the different personalities of those at the helm.

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