Interview with an Air Force veteran reveals three big shifts in the U.S. military’s approach to leadership

This article is an excerpt from a series of interviews with a twenty-nine year Air Force veteran Mustafa “Kujo” Koprucu. He recently retired as a Colonel, after having commanded a flying squadron and a combat wing, and he also served two tours at the Pentagon. He has over 4000 hours flying Airborne Warning and Control System […]

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Caught in the Middle: Three Leading Practices for Effectively Supporting Midlevel Managers

Middle managers are those who ”manage managers,” translating corporate strategy into frontline execution. While they play a vital role in increasing productivity and boosting employee engagement, midlevel managers often find themselves in a difficult position. For example, those in midlevel roles report higher rates of depression and anxiety than those in the top and bottom […]

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A Look Ahead at Mid-Market Research 2016 / 2017: Reigniting the Effectiveness of HR

The mid-market[1] is thriving in the United States with nearly 200,000 businesses employing approximately 47.9 million people.[2] Mid-market organizations tend to be healthy—recording consistent revenue and job growth, prompting continued acceleration of innovation and new processes, and more importantly, challenging the way they are accustomed to working. However, amidst the stimuli, mid-market leaders express concerns […]

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A Look at Solution Providers & Technology 2016 / 2017: Powering Personal Productivity & Enabling Employee Experience

As Josh Bersin recently noted, the HR software market is reinventing itself. Mobile apps, analytics, video, and a focus on team-centric management are driving disruptive change throughout the industry.[1] This follows his observation that the way organizations manage, lead, and organize themselves is also undergoing radical change.[2] These transformations are altering the fundamental roles and […]

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