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Top 10 Takeaways from 2023

The Wiley Workplace Intelligence Annual Report Much like the years preceding it, 2023 brought rapid change and innovation to the workplace. A year marked by technological advancement and continued attempts to recalibrate after the disruption of the pandemic, 2023 represented a year of transition. Wiley Workplace Intelligence spent the year investigating the important issues that … Read more

People Skills Top List of 2024 Workplace Priorities

By Mark Scullard, Wiley’s Senior Director of Innovation and Research 2023 proved to be another year of rapid evolution in the world of work. Economic and global instability, the omnipresence of organizational change, and advancements in AI kept everyone on their toes as leaders and organizations considered how to navigate, and lead, in an unsteady … Read more

Three Communication Insights to Turn The Great Gloom into The Great Bloom

By Mark Scullard, Wiley’s Senior Director of Innovation and Research Many organizations understand the power of having cultures that foster trust, communication, and collaboration but do not yet have the tools they need to make that vision a reality. When individuals feel comfortable taking risks, expressing ideas and concerns, asking questions, and admitting mistakes without … Read more

Psychological Safety at Work: The Key to Success and How to Get It

Many organizations understand the power of having cultures that foster trust, communication, and collaboration but do not yet have the tools they need to make that vision a reality. When individuals feel comfortable taking risks, expressing ideas and concerns, asking questions, and admitting mistakes without fear of negative consequences, that is considered a psychologically safe … Read more

Is Focusing on Strengths Enough? Time-Sensitive Information – Act Now!

People-Whispering Tip: Leadership is a popular and confusing topic for many probably because it can seem to be in short supply in many organizations.  If you go to any bookstore and search the titles of the business section, you will find numerous books about leadership and how to create results through people.  Is leadership really … Read more

Need More Time? Find More with Flow – DiSC Showcases, Time-Sensitive Offers

People-Whispering Tip: Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to go on a Caribbean cruise with Hay House where I participated in a “Writer’s Workshop.”  My wonderful first coach, Cheryl Richardson, was one of the presenters and it was great to see and learn from her again.  I have posted our photo on my Facebook page.  … Read more

How to Hire Now, Leadership Principles, Digital Age Beliefs

People-Whispering Tip: Human beings have always been fascinated with what the future might bring. This curiosity has led to wonderful achievements in all facets of life including science, art, literature, and of course, one of my personal favorites, motion pictures. Who can argue with the exploratory and visionary spirit of the “Star Wars” series for example? Or how … Read more

Lessons in Leadership and Tender Power: What Can Leaders (YOU) Learn from Princess Diana’s Legacy?

People-Whispering Tip:One doesn’t need to look too far for examples of companies that are failing because they have clung to outdated mindsets based upon hierarchy, autocracy, paternalism, and bureaucracy.  These modes of “command and control” style management are thankfully nearing their completion in the world of business today.  Global markets and technologies which democratize access … Read more

Leadership as a Future Business Imperative

“The Leadership Gap as a Future Imperative”  People Whispering Tip:         As we start a new decade and continue to climb out of the worst recession since the Great Depression, it is crucial to revisit the importance of leadership skills.  New research from the highly respected Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) found that organizational leadership … Read more

Are You Learning/Growing Enough for our Times? Take the Lifelong Learning and Collaborating Challenge!

People Whispering Tip : I’ve had a lot of epiphanies lately so it was a bit of a challenge to choose among them for a topic for this month’s tip. Having too many simultaneous ideas and options is often one of my challenges in life. I like to create rather than follow through. I can … Read more