Register Now – Adaptive Project Leadership: Helping You and Your Teams Succeed in Disruptive Times

Join our complimentary #StratExLive webinar on Thursday, November 29 Volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) are more than just words to describe today’s business environment. They are also disruptive factors that have a direct effect on the approach that leaders must take to effectively lead teams and the project-based work they do. As the challenge […]

Study Shows a 250 Percent ROI for Soft Skills Training

University of Michigan study: Soft skills training boosts productivity, retention As project roles continue to evolve, and an increasing number of organizations conduct business on all corners of the globe, it will become more important for people to communicate clearly, lead effectively, and adapt to ever-changing conditions. We often talk about the importance of building […]

Engaging the Adaptive Mindset, Part I

What’s in a Mindset? Carol Dweck, Professor at Stanford University and author of Mindset, writes about two mindsets: a “fixed mindset, where you believe your qualities are carved in stone,” and a “growth mindset, where you believe that your basic qualities are things you can cultivate and build on through your efforts.” Most of us […]

Generating Value Through Purpose, Not Just Profit

The concept of organizational purpose demands that we redefine how to create and measure business value Although business value historically has been defined by a company’s profitability, value is beginning to be understood in new ways. Put simply, in order for a project to be worth pursuing, it needs to provide increased value to your […]

What can top federal government leaders do to improve performance today?

Why have federal government leaders always been overly challenged by workplace performance issues? There are many reasons, yet few solutions. Without the proper mechanisms and leadership in place to manage poor performance, agencies have and will continue to struggle to improve individual and organizational performance. However, sometimes the cure can be worse than the cold. […]