Leadership

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Should New Executives Practice Adaptive Leadership?

Should New Executives Practice Adaptive Leadership?

Turnover for executive-level positions within Health and Human Services organizations can be a challenging yet exciting time for everyone involved. Both the new executive and the organization have so much to offer one another, but there is always the possibility that your organization may be hesitant to adapt to the new executive’s processes and vice versa. While change isn’t always…
Beware of These Three Leadership Traps

Beware of These Three Leadership Traps

This DATIS Blog Article, “Beware of These Three Leadership Traps”, was originally posted by Wally Bock’s Three Star Leadership on April 13th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. SNAP!! When the trap closes, it’s too late to do anything. In the physical world, we set traps for other things like mice and pantry moths. Leadership traps are more insidious because you set them for yourself and…
A CEO Guide to Improving Employee Satisfaction

A CEO Guide to Improving Employee Satisfaction

In the Health and Human Service industry, employees are an organization’s biggest asset. Retaining a positive and motivated workforce is more vital than ever to an organization’s success. Too often, executives rely on a cut-throat, high-pressure culture to drive organizational success. However, research shows that fostering a positive work environment and focusing on employee satisfaction can greatly increase employee productivity.…
Executive Leadership: One Temptation Most Successful Executives Resist

Executive Leadership: One Temptation Most Successful Executives Resist

This DATIS Blog Article, “Executive Leadership: One Temptation Most Successful Executives Resist“, was originally posted by Karin Hurt, Let’s Grow Leaders, on April 4th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. If you’re an executive (or aspiring to be one) this time I’m writing for you. Not my usual M.O., I usually write for your teams (and how to help them deal with you ;-) But today, I…
How CEOs Should Approach the Generation Gap

How CEOs Should Approach the Generation Gap

Generational differences have historically caused tension in the workplace. Older workers view younger generations as impatient, looking for the fast-track to the top, while the younger employees see the veterans as stubborn and stuck in their ways. However, the generation gap is currently causing organizations more trouble than ever before. For the first time in history, CEOs in the Health…
CEO Insights: Workforce Management Trends 2017

CEO Insights: Workforce Management Trends 2017

Today’s CEOs have a lot on their plate. The increased demand for Health and Human Services has put pressure on executives within the industry to grow their workforces at an accelerated rate. To better understand the mindset of the modern-day Chief Executive Officer, we conducted our 2017 Workforce Management Trends Survey. The survey asked many CEOs in the Health and…
The Manager Skills You Need To Succeed

The Manager Skills You Need To Succeed

Managers and supervisors are the backbone of any organization. The quality of the mangers strongly correlates to employee productivity and work ethic. Poor management can be detrimental in the workplace, creating problems such as high turnover rates and low employee satisfaction and engagement. According to the 2017 Workforce Management Trends Report, talent management is a top priority for executives this year.…
Executive Evolution: Modern Management

Executive Evolution: Modern Management

At the beginning of management, its purpose was mostly scientific, a way to define a strict and formal hierarchy in order to drive standardization across people and processes. As organizations began to develop into more complex entities, management was forced to change gears to meet the functional demands of a new and dynamic market and workplace. Many organizations are confronted…
The Powerful Leadership Tool You’re Not Using Enough

The Powerful Leadership Tool You’re Not Using Enough

This DATIS Blog Article, “The Powerful Leadership Tool You’re Not Using Enough“, was originally posted by Brandon Black and Shayne Hughes, thoughtLEADERS, LLC., on March 13th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Though countless studies verify that compassionate leadership yields better business results, many leaders still refrain from showing genuine emotion and vulnerability in moments when their teams actually need to see it most. That lack of sincere expression…
Improve HR Efficiency by Eliminating These 7 Snags

Improve HR Efficiency by Eliminating These 7 Snags

This DATIS Blog Article, “ Improve HR Efficiency by Eliminating These 7 Snags“, was originally posted by Sarah Landrum, Take It Personel-ly, on March 6th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. HR departments have gotten a bad rap in recent years. Many workers, managers and journalists have arrived at the conclusion that HR no longer has a clear place in business. But that misconception won’t last…