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Talent Management Facts #44

March 1, 2015 by Ken Nowack

“42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.” Steven Wright Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world. Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. According to the CIPD/Halogen Software Employee Outlook survey, 33% of employees in the public sector stated they believed their organization’s […]


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How to Become the Leader of a Team

February 22, 2015 by Ken Nowack

“It’s easy to get good players. Getting them to play together, that’s the hard part. “ Casey Stengel One of the things our company has done for the last 20 years is to identify potential leaders using developmental assessment centers1. The assessment centers are typically several days long and encompass a wide range of group exercises, simulations, 360-degree feedback and […]


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Talent Management Facts #43

January 18, 2015 by Ken Nowack

“42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.”  Steven Wright New Talent Management Facts Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world. Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. Super-commuting across the country once a week is on the rise in major regions in the […]


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Talent Management Facts #42

December 21, 2014 by Ken Nowack

42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.”  Steven Wright Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world.  Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. Productivity levels wax early in the week, and wane quickly, according to a survey by staffing services company Accountemps.  Approximately […]


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Talent Management Facts #41

November 2, 2014 by Ken Nowack

“42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.”  Steven Wright Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world.  Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. While most employees sought job opportunities in 2014, a majority of human resources professionals planned to stay put according to […]


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Talent Management Facts #40

September 28, 2014 by Ken Nowack

“42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.”  Steven Wright Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world.  Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. The new CareerCast.com Jobs Rated study reported on the nation’s least stressful jobs for 2014: 1) Audiologist; 2) Hair stylist; 3) Jeweler; […]


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Emotional and Social Competence–Collection of Blogs

September 14, 2014 by Ken Nowack

“The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.” Bill Watterson What do we know about the fad around emotional intelligence? Do women have higher EI than men? What exactly is emotional and social competence? Is EI different from cognitive intelligence? How do you measure this concept? […]


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The Neurobiology of Followership

August 17, 2014 by Ken Nowack

“I am reminded how hollow the label of leadership sometimes is and how heroic followership can be.” Warren Bennis People follow leaders for two reasons–the first is because they believe that the leader has a vision of a better tomorrow (more accurate knowledge and ability to translate it into results) and the second is that […]


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Specific Actions To Take – Response To McKinsey’s Article “Why Leadership Development Programs Fail” Part 2

May 23, 2014 by Jim Warren

The McKinsey Quarterly found that its original “Why Leadership Development Programs Fail” publication had the highest readership of all in the 1st Quarter of 2014, and so re-published it a 2nd time. Prior to publication, their survey of about 500 CEO’s had found that 2 out of 3 rated Leadership Development as their top priority, […]


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Top Talent Development Blog Posts this Week: 28 March 2014

March 28, 2014 by Wally Bock

Every week, I review blogs and other publications that cover talent development to find the very best talent development posts. This week, you’ll find pointers to pieces about hiring on a trial basis, why everyone wants to work for Google, development vs training, and motivation profiles. From Adriana Gardella: Hiring Employees on a Trial Basis […]


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