When Proposing Change, Try Reducing the Threat Level First

Good managers work hard at pushing fear out of the workplace. Yet, even in the healthiest of organizations, fear’s close cousin, anxiety, worms its way into our consciousness and governs how we process and react to the idea of change and each other. Skilled change...

10 Succession Planning Best Practices

Succession planning can seem easy when discussing it as a big-picture concept at dinner or over drinks. However, there’s much more to executing a thoughtful, methodical strategy than scribbled notes on scrap paper. If not done well, some companies end up scrambling...