Julie Winkle Giulioni

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.

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.

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4 Mindsets Needed for a Better Talent Pipeline

Julie Winkle Giulioni

As leaders face the most volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business conditions ever, one thing is clear: Talent is an organization’s most powerful and sustainable competitive advantage.

The Fine Art of Delegation: Five Vital Tips

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Guest Post by Diana Peterson-More.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

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.

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.

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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Why We Still Can’t Get Career Development Right

Julie Winkle Giulioni

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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.

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.

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.

Beyond Meditation: How Leaders Can Put Mindfulness into Action

Julie Winkle Giulioni

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

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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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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.

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.

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).

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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.

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.

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.

Help Them Grow: 19 Powerful Ways to Build Confidence in Children

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Guest Post by Karin Hurt and David Dye. I am a huge fan of questions! My early days as a training facilitator proved that not only did I learn more by asking great questions, but I could help others learn more with them as well.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

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.

Persist or Pivot? 8 Questions to Determine How to Move Your Plan Forward

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Planning is a cornerstone of leadership and a foundational competency required for success in today’s complex and uncertain business environment. Love it or hate it (and plenty of managers and supervisors do hate it), planning is a non-negotiable priority for anyone responsible for driving results.

All You Need is LOVE

Julie Winkle Giulioni

As Valentine’s Day approaches, love is in the air.

Why “Okay” Isn’t Good Enough for Remote Leaders

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Guest Post by Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel. I’ve been following the work of Kevin Eikenberry for the past six year and consistently find his writing to be high-quality and highly practical. Teaming up with co-author Wayne Turmel, The Long-Distance Leader is no exception.

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Let’s Get Smarter About Goal-Setting

Julie Winkle Giulioni

The rhythm that we established as school children lives on in many of us. Admit it: You get antsy in the spring, realizin g that summer is just around the corner. Feeling like September is a fresh start, you clear out a few old files and bring in a few new office supplies.