News & Case Studies

Impact of Learning and Development

Most organizations ask two questions when they allocate budget for employee training needs: How much time and money are we spending on training? What’s our return on the investment? The first point is a lot easier to measure than the second, but the second is more meaningful. Time and Money: When budgeting for training, measure both the out of…

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Is it Time to Toss Out the Annual Performance Review?

We work with several startup companies and many of their founders spent some of their professional lives working for larger corporations before starting their own businesses. They come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, but there are a couple of things that they have in common. One is that they didn’t love having a boss.…

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Case Study: Leadership Development and MBTI®

This project was part of a corporate leadership development program for hi potential talent and brought together about 50 senior professionals from over a dozen countries and across all company functions.  Many of them were meeting for the first time and would be working together as part of a virtual project team over the next…

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Case Study: Scaling for Growth

The head of HR for this startup was faced with a hiring plan that couldn’t be achieved with their current resources. They had a math problem: even if HR did nothing but interview candidates, they couldn’t close vacancies fast enough to meet business needs. While line managers were involved in the interview and selection process,…

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Case Study: Managing the Job Change

This senior professional had been in her current organization for over 10 years.  While she had advanced to positions of increasing responsibility over the years, she felt that she wasn’t meeting her overall career objectives and was no longer having the organizational impact that was important to her.  Additionally, a change in management brought a…

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