October 15, 2018

AFILA GROUP – Giving Leadership White Space

We’ve presented our alignment work to Afila Group members in the past and had solid discussions on how their sales, marketing and product executives can help […]
October 8, 2018

Aligned Leaders and Organizations Foster Nobel-worthy Creativity

Frances Arnold was just named a co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her work on ‘directed evolution’. What Frances and her colleagues did […]
October 1, 2018

How Mars Inc. HR Dept Drove Alignment in a Business

In our last post, we talked about the efforts of Carlos Valdes-Dapena, a former Director of Organizational and Group Effectiveness at Mars, Inc. from a recent HBR article  Stop […]
September 24, 2018

A look at how Mars’ HR Focused on Building Accountability and Teamwork

An interesting HBR article was posted by Carlos Valdes-Dapena, a former Director of Organizational and Group Effectiveness at Mars, Inc. about how he was involved in […]
September 17, 2018

How to Align HR Strategy to Business Strategy

Organizations that are aligned to mission and vision have departmental strategies and initiatives that tie to the overall business strategy. Human Resource strategy is one of […]
September 10, 2018

Your Toxic Work Environment is a Symbol of Misalignment and Bad Leadership

So, you have complaints of your organization having a toxic culture. You are faced with several complaints of a hostile work environment or sexual harrassment. You […]
September 4, 2018

Inc. – 6 Leadership Skills you Should Practice Daily

This Inc article from April 2018 outlines 6 leadership skills you should practice daily for them to rave about you. We see these less as skills […]
August 27, 2018

INC – Mark Eaton’s 4 Commitments You Must Make to Succeed Individually and as a Team

There’s a marvelous article about former NBA and Utah Jazz center Mark Eaton. Mark was a key component of the Jazz teams of the 80s and […]
August 20, 2018

4 Differences between Employee Engagement and Alignment

Measuring employee engagement is a standard practice in organizations around the country. It was the evolution from employee satisfaction. Organizations wanted to learn not only if […]