WHAT IS ORGANIZATIONAL FRICTION? According to Harvard Business Review, organizational friction (or organizational drag) costs the economy more than $3 trillion each year in lost output. Organizational friction, as defined by Bill Brantley, is the cumulative effect of “needless internal interactions, unproductive or inconsequential meetings, and...

GOODBYE PERFORMANCE REVIEWS - HELLO FEEDBACK More than one-third of U.S. companies are shifting away from the once a year performance review model. In their article, Cappeli and Tavis state how from LA to New York, and in companies across the world, firms are replacing...

By Andrew Jennings, CCO – Like most of you, I’m sure, I'm bombarded with news, opinions, and good intentions through social media on a daily basis (and yes, I get the irony of bringing this up in a blog post ;-). Something that struck me recently,...

By Gia Giacomoni, Executive Coach – Highly effective leaders continuously seek to better themselves and help develop those around them. Giving feedback, and being able to receive it, is a main component of growth and improvement. In my years as a leadership coach, it became notable that giving...

By Linda DeLuca, Executive Coach – The success of your company rides on selecting the right CEO to lead the organization and realize its mission. Don’t you think the complexity and importance of this task warrants the help of trusted advisors? Here’s how to take advantage...