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Leader Pulse
Leadership ideas, trends, and smarts

Welcome to Leader Pulse, DDI’s blog that has its finger on the pulse of leadership trends, practices, and ideas. Here, DDI’s leadership experts from around the world share insights, offer opinions and points of view, and spark debate on current leadership issues.

August 2015

We Embrace the Concept of Diversity Until Confronted by the Reality of It
Most leaders are pro-diversity. However, when confronted by moments of difference, we react in ways that don’t always match our intent.
Posted: 28 Aug, 2015, by Mark Busine
9 Situations When Outside Mentoring Matters Most: A Leader’s Guide
Sometimes connections with outside mentors are more valuable than internal coaches. Learn which situations are ideal for external mentors.
Posted: 25 Aug, 2015, by Evan Sinar, Ph.D.
Stuck in the Middle With You: Walking the Tightrope
Failing to ensure the mid-level have the skills they need to succeed is like asking them to walk a tightrope without a safety net.
Posted: 21 Aug, 2015, by Mark Busine
High Potentials in Multinational Companies…an Investor’s Dilemma
Multinational corporations invest more and focus more on high potentials than domestic firms, but does that translate to success?
Posted: 14 Aug, 2015, by Elmar Kronz
Stuck in the Middle with You: The Middle Matters
What’s missing in the middle is a set of skills for navigating specific challenges that leaders haven’t acquired or mastered at lower levels.
Posted: 07 Aug, 2015, by Mark Busine

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