Tag Archives: Gregg Ward Group

30 Years and 2,500 Programs in Learning & Development- Has Anything Changed?

by in Managing Conflict, Respectful Leadership

My first real training development and delivery job was for the New York City Police Department in the 1980’s and it was a doozy: use professional actors to help train police officers learn how to manage what they called “EDP”s – Emotionally Disturbed Persons. My responsibility was to cast and direct the actors and help […]

How the #MeToo Movement Will Influence Company Culture in 2018

by in Diversity & Inclusion, Managing Conflict, Respectful Leadership

After the recent thunderstorm of high-profile sexual harassment allegations in the media, the #MeToo movement is shaking down bad behavior in the workplace and demanding action. In the process, this spotlight has revealed how destructive and costly sexual harassment is to individuals and to the reputations of corporations who’ve turned a blind eye to these […]

Advocating for Respect: Overcoming Skeptics Who Claim We’re Oversensitive and Too Politically Correct

by in Leadership Presence, Respectful Leadership

Hearing about Donald Trump’s recent meeting in which he made disrespectful comments about immigrants and other countries reminded me of an incident I witnessed over 20 years ago, while facilitating a corporate leadership strategy session. I watched – paralyzed – as the CEO of a global company literally screamed obscenities and personal abuse at his […]

5 Non-Confrontational Ways to Encourage Employee Accountability

by in Engagement, Productivity & Performance, Uncategorized

When managing a project, sometimes it takes a little extra TLC to get your team on board, working at their greatest potential, and delivering maximum results. But few people enjoy working while being observed through a microscope. So how do you encourage employees without coming across as pushy or confrontational? Entrepreneur Guest Writer Lucas Miller […]

To Be a Great Leader, Learn to Delegate

by in Engagement, Productivity & Performance

One of the greatest challenges for many new managers lies in a self-transformation from task master to leader. This transition involves the ability to effectively delegate responsibilities to other team members and empower them to succeed. Harvard Business Review Contributor Jesse Sostrin discusses this common management dilemma and offers strategies to help streamline your workflow, […]

Transparency: The Key to Loyalty

by in Respectful Leadership

Forbes contributor Jeanne Meister is an expert in preparing companies for the workplace of the future. She calls the 21st century “frenetic,” full of employees who change jobs frequently. Successful companies must have loyal employees to keep things steady and contribute to long-term success. Statistics have shown that having a loyal staff is correlated with […]

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