On December 8th, Dr. Erin Hilgart will lead an interactive webinar session, “Rethinking Organizational Change Management in 2020” hosted by Teachers College, Columbia University. Hilgart’s research is focused on ‘HOW’ change happens; specifically, how professionals successfully upskill and shift for changing expectations. This topic quickly became ever-so-central in 2020, as

In 2020, how we engage and develop employees is changing fast. For the past six months, fueled by the pandemic, many employees have transitioned to working online and using advanced technology in scenarios from strategy sessions to team engagement meetings to leadership programs. The pace of change often consumes us

Unleash Your Creative Capital

At a first glance, executive acumen and creativity may appear to occupy separate spheres. One is traditionally viewed through the lens of hard rationality and sharp suits, while the other is associated with images of soft-focus new-age types in a circle singing Kum Ba Ya. However, with the growing pace

5 Ways to Perfectly Hook Your Audience

In a recent conversation with a corporate client, I asked for her opinion on what makes our workshops effective. Her answer was to the point – “It’s the hook,” she replied. “The hook,” she expressed, “is the ability to frame and position the workshop from the moment managers or employees

Networking for Non-networkers

When we hear the word “networking,” it can conjure up images of the world’s “super-networkers” – people passing out reams of business cards at events and cocktail parties, telling savvy stories, and impressing you with their perfectly crafted 30-second elevator pitches. But this type of networking is not for everyone.