Julie Winkle Giulioni

What Does a Career Look like in Today’s World?

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Photo by Michele Bitetto on Unsplash. You remember the Hans Christian Andersen tale about the vain emperor who is duped into wearing “specially woven” clothes that are actually nonexistent?

One Pandemic Upside: Humanity on Display

Julie Winkle Giulioni

What a difference a few years (and a pandemic) can make. Remember the 2017 CNN World news clip of a live interview during which two children came into the room (and camera angle) while their father was speaking?

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Stop Blaming Zoom! The Problem with Your Meetings Might Be You

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Long before COVID-19 entered the scene, requiring a significant portion of work and work-related communication to go virtual, meetings were an all-too-frequent feature of the business landscape.

Career Success 2.0: An Evolving Definition

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Photo by Michael Cheng on Unsplash. Many workers are beginning to recognize the need to redefine career success in new ways.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Thinking About Your Future is Not Selfish

Julie Winkle Giulioni

I’m delighted to host this guest post from my friends, Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel as they launch their newest book, The Long Distance Teammate. This topic could not be more timely and it’s addressed skillfully by two experts in the field. Enjoy their post. Consider purchasing their book.

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.”.

Developing Leaders: Turning Life into Learning

Julie Winkle Giulioni

According to Deloitte , organizations and individuals globally spend more than $50B annually on leadership. Photo by Jehyun Sung on Unsplash. development. Last year, these dollars were spent on a wide variety of activities designed to build leadership competencies and skills.

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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How to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day this Year

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Photo by Ryan ‘O’ Niel on Unsplash. March 5 is National Employee Appreciation Day – a time to celebrate your most precious resource, the people who toil day after day to build products, sell and deliver services, help customers, solve problems, and drive business results.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

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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Are You a Reflective of Reflexive Leader?

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Tom is a mid-level manager in a technology firm. He’s risen quickly because of the volume of work he’s consistently been able to manage. He explains his success like this: “Given the pace of business today, you can’t overthink things.

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Holidays aren’t the only time for leadership GIFTs

Julie Winkle Giulioni

The holidays are a time when many leaders find themselves scrambling simultaneously to meet year-end business goals and punctuate the season with their staffs. Too frequently, the stress overtakes the joy, and gifts become another obligatory to-do on a never-ending list.

Development Plan or Development Planning? There is a Difference

Julie Winkle Giulioni

If your organization is like most, you’re likely seeing less attention paid to development planning. It’s understandable. Leaders face time challenges like never before. Teams are increasingly distributed across geographies, making connections complex.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

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 Culture-Career Development Connection

Julie Winkle Giulioni

This post is adapted from “Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Organizations Need and Employees Want.” ” . When it comes to career development, what individual managers do matters. A lot.

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.

Develop in Place

Julie Winkle Giulioni

As COVID-19 cases rise and organizations consider how to respond with strategies that prioritize employee health and well-being, we may find ourselves facing new conditions and restrictions.

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

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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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. Developing others is among a leader’s most critical responsibilities, and the most valuable contribution they can make to the organization. Yet, too frequently, development gets sidelined with excuses that range from ‘no time’ to ‘no promotions available’.

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.

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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3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

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. As a result, improving the talent pipeline by attracting, developing and retaining the best possible employees is among a leader’s most fundamental priorities.

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. And habits associated with greater professional success. Habits really are at the core of excellence in any arena – including career development.

The Fine Art of Delegation: Five Vital Tips

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Guest Post by Diana Peterson-More. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and working with Diana Peterson-More over the past 2+ decades and I’ve been consistently impressed by the extraordinary leadership she’s demonstrated in her work as a highly-placed HR executive, influential community member and consultant/advisor to top-tier organizations. So, you can imagine how pleased I was when Diana decided to share her wisdom in Consequential Communication in Turbulent Times.

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. And these leaders had been told by executives that if the business was to survive, they had to improve their coaching ability and results.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

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 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. Many forces and factors are contributing to these changes, including: The significant proportion and importance of knowledge work – and the unique challenges associated with managing it. Escalating customer expectations means that the bar continues to be raised in terms of innovation, quality, and cost.

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.

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.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

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. It took no time to discover that despite living on ‘different sides of the pond,’ we share a lot in terms of background, perspective and passion for coaching and developing others.