Social media has rooted itself firmly in our culture, so it’s no surprise it has made its way into the workplace. While it can be a beneficial marketing tool, social media can also do damage to a company’s reputation and its bottom line, as David Smith, Ph.D., president and CEO of EASI•Consult® reveals through some unfortunate examples.
France’s recent “right to disconnect” law, mandating designated times during which employees can refrain from email communications, brings to light the issue of work-life balance in the U.S. As Dr. Rebekah Cardenas, vice president of business development and assessment solutions for EASI•Consult®, points out, that issue is not such a simple one to resolve.
In just a year, the Burke Learning Agility Inventory™ has received an overwhelming response from customers worldwide, resulting in the continued addition of new certification programs and other related offerings. David Hoff, COO and executive vice president of leadership development at EASI•Consult® reviews the developments of the last year and gives a preview of what is to come.
A fishing trip turned out to be a chance to meet the son of an extraordinary leader for David Hoff, COO and executive vice president of leadership development at EASI•Consult®. Hoff says the story of that man’s father, detailed in the memoir, The Hanoi Commitment, provides modern-day lessons in leadership for those in both public and private sectors.
When a new leader steps into an organization, he or she is faced with some tough decisions – keep the existing staff, bring in a brand-new team or find a middle ground. While David Hoff, COO and executive vice president for EASI•Consult® believes there is not just one correct approach, he advises, with his own lessons learned on the subject, that leaders should carefully consider their organizations and team members before taking action.