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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.

May 2016

What a Famous General’s Little Black Book Can Teach Corporate America
Gen. George C. Marshall had a knack for spotting high potentials—a talent that may have contributed to the success of the Allies in WWII.
Posted: 24 May, 2016, by Jim Thomas, Ph.D.
Transacting Business Outside of Technology
In the same way we adopt technology to improve process efficiencies, we can implement people processes to improve interaction efficiencies.
Posted: 20 May, 2016, by Victor Magdaraog
What an MBA Program Won’t Teach You About Leadership
MBA programs don’t develop all of the critical skills leaders need. In some ways, a humanities degree is more valuable.
Posted: 16 May, 2016, by Rich Wellins, Ph.D.
An Answer Book, 3 Questions, and 1 Big Concern
New research from Brandon Hall Group sheds light on learning strategies, analytics, and development investment.
Posted: 13 May, 2016, by Rich Wellins, Ph.D.
Ready or Not, New York—Here I Am
As I transition in and out of leadership roles, across functions, and in new markets, I ask: Am I ready? I answer: I’m ready now—and never.
Posted: 10 May, 2016, by Jazmine Boatman, Ph.D.
The Downside of Deep Work
A new book says “deep work” is the best way to produce work that’s valued. But isn’t working well with others valuable, too?
Posted: 06 May, 2016, by Craig Irons
There’s No ‘One Size Fits All’ to Succession
When speaking with clients about succession, one of the most common questions I’m asked is ‘What are other organisations doing?”
Posted: 03 May, 2016, by Pauline Nolte
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