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Succession Planning = Defining Your Value (Curt Swenson and Wendy Samson, 2017)

Succession Planning = Defining Your Value (Curt Swenson and Wendy Samson, 2017)

As we continue with our succession planning series, FutureSYNC wants to remind our readers that many women who have been given the leadership assignment are often tapped for succession with the thought that they will not only be great at the job, but […]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Succession Planning = Defining Your Value (Curt Swenson and Wendy Samson, 2017)

Succession Planning: Foiling the Peter Principle (Curt Swenson and Wendy Samson, 2017)

Succession Planning: Foiling the Peter Principle (Curt Swenson and Wendy Samson, 2017)

A theory in management formulated in1969 by Laurence J. Peter, and since dubbed the Peter Principle, states that “the selection of a candidate for a position is based on the candidate’s performance in their current role, rather than on abilities relevant to the […]

By |March 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Succession Planning: Foiling the Peter Principle (Curt Swenson and Wendy Samson, 2017)

The “How To’s” of Hopeful Leadership (Wendy Samson, Curt Swenson, 2017)

The “How To’s” of Hopeful Leadership (Wendy Samson, Curt Swenson, 2017)

In our series on inspiring hope within your organization, we wanted to provide you with a “nuts and bolts” checklist to help you assess your organizational hopefulness quotient. Remember, the difference between wishing and hoping is that wishing is passive, but hoping is active. […]

By |March 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The “How To’s” of Hopeful Leadership (Wendy Samson, Curt Swenson, 2017)

Engaging Employees from a Distance (Curt Swenson and Wendy Samson, 2017)

Engaging Employees from a Distance (Curt Swenson and Wendy Samson, 2017)

Satellite locations can be a boon for your company’s customers AND a challenge for your organization’s supervisors who are charged with keeping employees engaged from a distance. Using concepts from our Mosaic® 12 Ingredients of Engagement model, FutureSYNC International’s consultants suggest the following for […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Engaging Employees from a Distance (Curt Swenson and Wendy Samson, 2017)

Chasing the Spin (Wendy Samson, Curt Swenson, 2017)

Chasing the Spin (Wendy Samson, Curt Swenson, 2017)

In any behavior intervention in the workplace, supervisors and leaders come to an important fork in the road when the question becomes, “Can this work life be saved?” No one wants to terminate a person’s employment and no one wants to go through the rigorous process of […]

By |February 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chasing the Spin (Wendy Samson, Curt Swenson, 2017)

Which Dog Do You Feed? (Wendy Samson, Curt Swenson, 2017)

Which Dog Do You Feed? (Wendy Samson, Curt Swenson, 2017)

“There is a good dog and a bad dog fighting within each of us. The one that is going to win is the one we feed the most” – Chinese Proverb

 

FutureSYNC International’s consultants are often asked to speak on topics that center around creating a […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Which Dog Do You Feed? (Wendy Samson, Curt Swenson, 2017)

All Behaviors are Borne of Belief (Wendy Samson & Curt Swenson, 2017)

All Behaviors are Borne of Belief (Wendy Samson & Curt Swenson, 2017)
All behaviors will change at the speed of belief! As one of FutureSYNC International’s primary constructs, this notion that our belief systems can either carry the day or become our ultimate downfall as leaders – holds a lot of weight, according to research […]

By |January 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on All Behaviors are Borne of Belief (Wendy Samson & Curt Swenson, 2017)

Face Your Fears and Improve Your Value Proposition (Wendy Samson & Curt Swenson, 2016)

Face Your Fears and Improve Your Value Proposition (Wendy Samson & Curt Swenson, 2016)

Rated by the American public as being scarier than death and divorce, public speaking is also the primary skill that can increase your value proposition! In fact, in a 2009 presentation to the business students at Columbia University, Warren Buffet agreed […]

By |January 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Face Your Fears and Improve Your Value Proposition (Wendy Samson & Curt Swenson, 2016)

Interview Prompts for Executives (Wendy Samson and Curt Swenson, 2016)

Interview Prompts for Executives (Wendy Samson and Curt Swenson, 2016)

If you googled “interview questions” today, you would find hundreds of sources and sites that provide interview questions for prospective front line staff members and mid-management. It is much more difficult to find great interview prompts for an organization’s top leadership search.

Part of the the […]

By |December 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Interview Prompts for Executives (Wendy Samson and Curt Swenson, 2016)

Increasing Your Customer Accessibility (Wendy Samson and Curt Swenson, 2016)

Increasing Your Customer Accessibility (Wendy
Samson and Curt Swenson, 2016)

Much of the United States sees time mono-chronically. We break down our day into incremental sections of time, paying close attention to the clock and valuing being on time more than most human transactions. This is true in the UK, Australia, Germany, Austria and many Asian […]

By |December 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Increasing Your Customer Accessibility (Wendy Samson and Curt Swenson, 2016)