XBInsight, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • In The News: MediaPost

    Gen Z And Millennials Collide At Work A recent study conducted by talent assessment firm XBInsight looked at managers across a wide range of industries. It identified five competency areas that Millennial managers must develop to close the generational divide between their older subordinates. Employers will need to consider growing the following critical skills of […] The post In The News: MediaPo...

  • In The News: GlassCeiling.com

    Women In Leadership: The Critical Mid-Career Phase in Female Leadership Pipelines “To fight the stall, companies should capitalize on women’s interest in leadership, which increases as women progress up the career ladder, she writes. They also need to equip female managers with executive-level skills. Core competencies in which female managers score lower than men, according […] The post In The Ne...

XBInsight, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Missed your sales quota this year? How to turn it around in 2017!

    As 2016 winds down and a new year quickly approaches, many sales leaders are coming to grips with the realization they won’t make their annual quotas. In fact, a recent article in Fortune Magazine reported little more than half (54.6%) of the nation’s sales reps hit their marks each year. Now, with 2017 nearing, sales leaders are busy examining their talent bench and trying to improve ...

  • Don't Let the Millennial Wave Drown Your Business

    In today’s competitive business landscape, Millennials are needed now more than ever for their fresh ideas and innovative perspectives. The reality is that Millennials are in high-demand, but they have extremely high turnover rates that put strain on today’s companies. This comes from a recent Gallup report which revealed that about 21% of Millennials in the workforce have changed jobs...

  • The Leaves are Changing, So Can You: 3 Core Components of a Change Strategy

    During this time of year, the leaves aren't the only things that are changing. As we prepare for the end of year and the changes that often take place during Q1, it is important to remember that a change strategy plan is a critical component of any change effort. Clear roles need to be assigned to minimize redundancy, and to ensure that all responsibilities are covered.  However, all ...

  • Reducing Turnover Increases Profits - No Matter the Industry

    In a recent study by  Cornell University, it was found that the number of restaurants failing in the first year is close to 60 percent. (Some sources say it’s closer to 90%). This isn’t the case at San Francisco based Zazie.

  • What Willy Wonka Can Teach Us about Talent Selection

    Willy Wonka, the odd but strangely-creative genius in the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, can teach business and HR leaders a lot about selecting the right talent. Much in the way business leaders must evaluate who they entrust as future leadership to guide their organization, Wonka needed to identify someone to run his factory when he is gone. On the other hand, unlike ma...

  • Subtle Cues That Can Help You Close More Sales

    People-reading Skills For Salespeople – Subtle Cues That Can Help You Close More Sales

  • 6 Areas for Managers to Develop in 2017

    It's that time of year again, the time when everything seems new and we all begin to dream of ways to plan (and accomplish) what we’ve let “slide” during the old year. For managers, New Year’s resolutions can be extremely valuable. However, many simply make broad plans to close more sales, get more done during the day or have better working relationships without considering how to acco...

  • The Building Blocks of a Balanced Team

    Have you ever wondered why some teams achieve their goals practically every time while others seem doomed to repeated failure? One explanation could be the makeup of the team. All teams are created from a variety of people and thus a variety of personality and work styles. When these styles work in harmony, a synergy is present that inevitably leads to success. When the styles are in c...

  • 5 Tips for Working under a High-Maintenance High-Performer Boss

    Working for a high-performer boss can be the most exhilarating experience of your life or it can be the most exasperating. It all depends on how ready you are to meet the challenge. You may have heard them described them this way: “This is the best boss I’ve ever had, but also the most demanding, the most difficult.” If you’ve experienced this scenario, chances are your boss is a high-...

  • Time for 2017 Strategy Planning: 10 Elements of a Successful Strategy

    In today’s business landscape, effective execution strategy can afford no fallbacks. An art that few have mastered, execution can hurdle a business into reaping extensive benefits from higher profits, to increased moral, and even to higher shareholder confidence.   Reacting to market trends, adjusting your business model, upgrading your technology, or even moving offices; there’s zer...

XBInsight, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

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  • Why only 2 out of 10 Companies Say Their Succession Planning is Effective

    With all the attention on succession planning over the past few years, one would expect to see progress in both quantity and quality of organization’s succession plans. However, in our 2016 Succession Planning Survey, the majority of companies believe their succession plans are ineffective – that is, if they even have one in place. In fact, 26 percent of respondents report, “it’s bette...

XBInsight, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Succession Planning: Are You Ready If You Get The Call?

    "Organizations need to have iron-clad and exception-free succession policies wherein every senior executive has at least one successor ready, or at least almost ready, at any given time" argued Harvard Business Review in their recent article on succession planning, and we agree.  

  • 8 Change Management Strategies When Moving the Cheese

    Mergers, buy-outs, restructurings, oh my! These and many other disruptive changes are more and more commonplace in today’s business landscape, and can literally transform a company overnight. Ironically, they are typically entered into as a means to remain competitive or to boost financial viability, but often can be derailed by a poor or nonexistent change management strategy. The go...

XBInsight, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

XBInsight, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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