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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.

What Does Teaching People to Fish Have to Do with Taking Ownership of Learning?
A famous proverb talks about the necessary art of teaching people to fish. This proverb is analogous to what companies face when it comes to leadership development and teaching taking ownership of learning.
Posted: 15 Jan, 2020, by Bruce Court
Let’s Commit to More Effective Meetings
Poorly run meetings are assuredly as old as meetings themselves. But what is new is that we can now draw on a body of research to have more effective meetings.
Posted: 08 Jan, 2020, by Steven Rogelberg, Ph.D.
10 Hot Leadership Topics for 2020
According to top HR and leadership influencers, 2020 will be a year that challenges leaders to face a new level of workplace transformation. Read on to get the 10 hot leadership topics in 2020 with the most mentions across social influencers and posts.
Posted: 02 Jan, 2020, by Stephanie Neal
The State of Frontline Leadership in 2020
Frontline leaders are liable for more than 80 percent of the workforce. Recognizing the importance of these leaders, this blog digs into the current state of frontline leadership.
Posted: 18 Dec, 2019, by Sarah Mogan
Digital Ethics in the Workplace
People often engage in unethical behavior in their personal online lives, but do they really behave differently in digital environments at work?
Posted: 12 Dec, 2019, by Elizabeth Ritterbush
The Must-Have Evergreen Leadership Skills
Leaders must navigate change daily, but the skills they use to do it are timeless. Learn the evergreen leadership skills leaders always need to be effective.
Posted: 06 Dec, 2019, by Elizaveta Stronskaya
3 Common Interview Mistakes from Companies That ‘DIY Hire’
While the concept of DIY is widely known and accepted in the home improvement world, using a DIY approach at work for hiring can have unintended consequences.
Posted: 03 Dec, 2019, by Keith Akins
Helping Women Find the First Rung
Women face extra challenges that men do not when it comes to getting their foot in the door (or on the first rung of the corporate ladder) to their first leadership position. Learn more about how to recognize these challenges so that you can remove them from your promotion process.
Posted: 20 Nov, 2019, by Debra Walker
5 Tips for Using and Interpreting Talent Benchmarks
Organizations can use talent benchmarks to help guide talent development and selection initiatives. But to be most effective, these benchmarks must be well-constructed, accurately interpreted, and used strategically.
Posted: 13 Nov, 2019, by Ann Li, Ph.D. and Bre Wexler, Ph.D., JD.
 What is Executive Coaching?
What is executive coaching? At heart, it’s a partnership designed to deliver thought-provoking insight, feedback, and suggestions that help executives perform at peak potential.
Posted: 07 Nov, 2019, by Marty Factor
How to Overcome the Greatest Leadership Development Challenge
Time represents arguably the greatest leadership development challenge today. Here's how to think more smartly about time and be smarter about developing leaders.
Posted: 05 Nov, 2019, by Mark Busine
 How is HR Developing Leaders Right Now?
When it comes to developing leaders, what are HR's top priorities? LeaderCon 2019 offered a view of what's going on inside organizations.
Posted: 30 Oct, 2019, by John Verdone
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