Julie Winkle Giulioni

5 Productivity Hacks to Improve Your Work from Home Results

Julie Winkle Giulioni

For months, the coronavirus pandemic has relegated office workers everywhere to their homes. Hunched over kitchen tables or attending conference calls from their living room sofas, these workers are truly living the business trope of “do more with less.”.

What is Certain During These Uncertain Times?

Julie Winkle Giulioni

I was speaking with a colleague recently who said, “If I hear or read ‘these uncertain times’ once more, I’m going to scream!” And now, everywhere I turn, I’m aware of these words as well – in the news, business articles, podcasts, and advertising.

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Why ‘No Thanks’ is an Unacceptable Response to Development Today

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Given the scope and volume of what employees are grappling with today, it’s understandable that many have hit the pause button on their own development.

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VUCA Career Development for a VUCA Workplace

Julie Winkle Giulioni

The expression VUCA has been around for decades. And yet, it’s as relevant today in business as it was when first introduced in the 1980s by the US military.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

What’s Your Disposition Toward Development?

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Leaders can’t help but bring their general disposition or temperament to work. And that disposition drives everything they do. How they run meetings. How they set goals. How they organize projects. And how they grow people.

The Fine Art of Delegation: Five Vital Tips

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Guest Post by Diana Peterson-More.

Sunk Time. Sunk Costs. Sunk Talent?

Julie Winkle Giulioni

I recently conducted a research study with Samantha Hupp and The Insight Advantage exploring issues related to women and career development today. We asked nearly 400 women to share their most frequently occurring self-limiting beliefs.

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Want Employees to Own Their Career Development? Try These 2 Things

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Career development is among the most confusing and challenging responsibilities facing leaders. And make no mistake… it is a critical responsibility.

The Career Development Habit

Julie Winkle Giulioni

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” ” -Aristotle. As each new year begins, a lot is written on the subject of habits. Habits associated with health and wellness. Habits associated with mental outlook and happiness.

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

A Manager’s Guide to Navigating High-Stress Times

Julie Winkle Giulioni

This is an article I wrote some time ago to offer leaders guidance for dealing with others during times of high-stress. Given current events and the unprecedented anxiety facing employees today, I’d like to offer it again in the hope that it offers leaders some tangible behaviors and strategies for connecting with others during these challenging times. This content is also available in my AthenaOnline micro-learning video that’s available free until April 2. Stay safe and stay healthy.

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The Structure-Culture-Development Connection

Julie Winkle Giulioni

If you lead an organization, work in an organization, or even set foot in an organization, you know that we are living in a time of significant structural change.

2020 Vision: One Thing Leaders Must See Clearly in the Coming Year

Julie Winkle Giulioni

As a young consultant several years ago, I worked with countless organizations that had dubbed their long-term planning efforts ‘2020 Vision’ – cleverly combining the idea of clarity with the nearly mythical future date.

Cultivate Coachability with these 5 Mindsets

Julie Winkle Giulioni

The frustration was palpable within a group of leaders with whom I recently worked. They were in a tough spot. Competition was emerging from unexpected sources. Revenue was not tracking to meet expectations. The organization was responding with significant structural change.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Introducing the Notion of Career Agility to the World of Solopreneurship

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Guest Post by Anji Marychurch. I was delighted to connect with Anji Marychurch after recently conducting a tele-class for the International Coaching Federation.

Why We Still Can’t Get Career Development Right

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What Does IDP Stand for in Your Organization?

Julie Winkle Giulioni

The human resources lexicon suggests that the universal definition of IDP is individual development plan, the process whereby leaders and employees engage in career and profession al planning conversations designed to promote growth, engagement, retention and results.

It’s Time to Recalibrate Your Career Conversation Cadence

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Short on time but committed to helping your employees develop and grow? Watch this 3-minute video based upon my classic article, Developing Your Employees is Like Brushing Your Teeth.

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The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

See Something – Say Something

Julie Winkle Giulioni

While passing through airport security during a recent business trip, I looked up to see a poster featuring TSA’s request that if travelers see something, they should say something. It struck me that this is excellent advice for air safety—but also for coaching.

An Agile Approach to Development Planning

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Agility is in high demand in today’s workplace. The ability to nimbly pivot when confronted by new or changing dynamics is quickly becoming a core competency for leaders and employees alike. And it makes sense given the complex and unpredictable environment in which we work.

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Beyond Meditation: How Leaders Can Put Mindfulness into Action

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Mindfulness continues to garner significant attention in business. And it makes sense.

Accentuate the Positive!

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Today’s managers shoulder the significant responsibility of delivering individual and organizational performance, and doing so in a fast-changing environment.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Momentum as a Management Strategy

Julie Winkle Giulioni

“Every body perseveres in its state of being at rest or of moving uniformly straight forward, except insofar as it is compelled to change its state by force impressed ” — Isaac Newton’s First Law of Motion.

You are the Steward of Your Legacy

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Guest Post by Peter Giulioni. I’m excited to share a guest post from a new blogger whose work I am confident you’ll appreciate: my husband, Peter Giulioni. He brings decades of management consulting, university administration, and life experience to this article on legacy.

5 Leadership Strategies that Cultivate Cognitive Diversity

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Diversity is among the most critical issues and opportunities we face today. Conscious efforts abound – both in business settings and the world as a whole – to combat prejudice and enhance inclusion.

4 Practices to Foster Psychological Safety

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Sadly, the news is filled with tragic and unsettling stories about the state of our schools’ and workplaces’ physical safety. The issue is complex, multifaceted, and will likely be debated for some time. Many managers and leaders are feeling immobilized, unable to take meaningful action.

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Career Development May Mean Career Disruption

Julie Winkle Giulioni

We’ve seen it time and again. The products and services that we loved yesterday are old news today… and obsolete tomorrow.

From Career Mobility to Opportunity Mobility

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Career mobility is defined as the movement of employees across levels, positions and even industries. In the past, it was a yardstick by which people measured their progress and success.

Virtual Leaders Should Worry Less About Connectivity and More About Connections

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Virtual teams — once a novelty — have now become the norm. Last year, 43% of American employees reported working at least some time remotely. Remote work makes good business sense. Removing geographical constraints allows businesses to source the best available talent.

The Multiple Intelligences Required to Facilitate Career Development Today

Julie Winkle Giulioni

The career development landscape facing employees and leaders today is more complex than ever before. Flatter, delayered organizations offer fewer opportunities for promotions (or even lateral moves).

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

3 Interviewing Mistakes Smart Managers Routinely Make

Julie Winkle Giulioni

As a manager, recruiting, interviewing, selecting and hiring talent may be among your most valuable contributions to the organization. Let’s face it: on your own, you can do little. But, working with and through experienced and capable team members, you dramatically magnify what’s possible.

An Updated View on Career Development

Julie Winkle Giulioni

(Adapted from Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Organizations Need and Employees Want ). In the seven years since Beverly Kaye and I originally wrote Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go , career development has only become more important.

Vision: It’s a Verb!

Julie Winkle Giulioni

For decades, leaders have been advised to generate missions and visions as a way to focus and drive organizations into the future. Countless workshops and books outline the “how-tos” associated with arriving at those just-right words that will galvanize teams and deliver results.

How to Foster an Organizational Culture of Learning

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Guest Post by Courtney McIntosh. Increasingly, organizations are discovering the value of investing in a learning culture. And it makes sense, learning drives engagement, retention, innovation and so many other business priorities.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Empower Managers and Teams

Adopting an Employee Voice model empowers managers and teams to keep driving engagement and action. As teams continue this collaborative dialogue, they build both the muscle memory and the motivation to continue forward together. This exponentially hones their collective intelligence and expertise