Why Leadership development isn’t working and Why To Invest in It Anyway

Posted on October 31st, 2019 by Pinnacle Performance Company
Leadership Development Pinnacle Performance
Companies spend an estimated $50 billion annually on leadership development programs. And it’s not going well. Consider: Only 1 in 6 HR professionals said their leadership development activities were very effective, according to SHRM research. Only 41% of C-suite leaders believe their organizations’ leadership development programs are of high or very high quality, according to the DDI Global […] Read More...

What is Executive Presence? The Elements for Projecting the X Factor in Leadership

Posted on September 24th, 2019 by G. Riley Mills
What Is Executive Presence
Executive presence affects how others see you, whether they listen to you, and whether they will follow you. Executive presence is a combination of traits and qualities that create your distinct personality and contribute to how others perceive you. According to the Center for Talent Innovation, the following elements contribute to executive presence: Gravitas – […] Read More...

How to Influence People: Our Three-Step Process

Posted on May 9th, 2019 by David Lewis
How to Influence People
Do you want to know how to influence people? Here’s a simple, yet essential, three-step process (AIM) that underpins Pinnacle’s methodology.Do these three steps sequentially when communicating a message to others: Analyze your audience Identify your objective and how you want them to feel about your message Modify your delivery to achieve that result When we communicate, […] Read More...

Employee engagement still challenging

Posted on April 2nd, 2019 by David Lewis
Employee engagement still challenging
Employee engagement is still challenging for most companies, according to two recent studies. According to a recent report from employee engagement platform provider, Achievers, employees are still disengaged in their current job: 31.6% responded “average engagement, but open to new opportunities” 31.3 percent say they’re “engaged but feel my company could do more to improve […] Read More...

Five Keys to Handling Difficult Questions

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by David Lewis
Handling Difficult Questions
Handling difficult questions during and after your presentation, meeting or call is just as important as the presentation, meeting, or call itself. Want proof? Here are some examples of how handling difficult questions poorly affected a company’s brand or their bottom line. During United Airlines’ third quarter earning’s call in 2017, analysts peppered CEO Oscar […] Read More...

Successful Change Management Requires Effective Communication

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by G. Riley Mills
Change Management Communication Skills
Leading a team through change? If you want the transition to succeed, your leadership and managers might want to brush up on their communication skills. According to a recent ATD study, 92 percent of organizations have faced change in the last three years. Unfortunately, only 19 percent of participants surveyed said their workforce was highly […] Read More...

Increase Employee Engagement Through Empathy

Posted on October 3rd, 2018 by G. Riley Mills
Improve Worker Performance Empathy
Show some empathy and clearly communicate expectations if you want to improve your workers’ performance and increase employee engagement. According to new research published by Binghamton University, State University at New York, managers who show compassion to subordinates coupled with clear goals and benchmarks nearly always improve workers’ performance. Unfortunately, empathy is most lacking among […] Read More...

Why Good Managers Matter

Posted on August 23rd, 2018 by Pinnacle Performance Company
Why Good Managers Matter
Studies by Gallup indicate as much as 82 percent of the time companies make mistakes in whom they choose to be managers, costing businesses billions of dollars each year. Conversely, companies that increase the number of talented managers and double the rate of engaged employees achieve 147% higher earnings per share than their competition, on average. Improve managers. Increase profits. […] Read More...

Five Ways to Communicate Like a Leader

Posted on August 10th, 2018 by Pinnacle Performance Company
Five Ways To Communicate Like a Leader
Want to communicate like a leader? You’re going to have to start communicating differently. Great leaders motivate their teams, facilitate change, define culture, or overcome adversity. Every decision they make or don’t make sends a message to the employees around them. Great leaders must have the ability to create a vision others will follow. If […] Read More...

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