This article explores what it means to be a more strategic leader and provides context, insights and tools for improvement.
Learn how to overcome three common pitfalls for leaders steering mission-driven organizations through uncertainty and change.
When you cultivate resilience, you prepare yourself to bounce back from tough challenges, setbacks, difficult experiences or failures.
Reflections on 2016 US presidential election and the leadership qualities needed during times of turmoil and transition.
This article offers guidance on how to help a person on your team who is struggling with the interpersonal aspects of leadership.
What happens when a company with a poor reputation and low morale aligns around five core values? It grows from $1.5 million to $60 million in 10 years.
More often than not, the roots of burnout lie not in how much we’re working, but in why we’re working. This article offers tools to realign and reboot.
Learn key considerations for evaluating where to make a strategic investment in leadership development for your organization.
As a leader, what you say and do when someone triggers you can either motivate others and build relationships or demoralize and alienate people.
The heady days of fast growth are thrilling, but how do you lead your organization to sustainable success as it gets bigger?
If you are a CEO, you’re likely to wrestle with complex career questions for which your previous experience doesn’t provide clear answers.
Meet four great leaders of 2015, several of whom are not widely known. We hope they will give you ideas for new directions to take your leadership in 2016.
How a growth mindset that employs powerful questions can spur innovation by opening up discussion and solutions.
A simple model to help you have fruitful feedback conversations and deal skillfully with defensiveness.
By devoting just 20-minutes a day, career fulfillment and success at work are within reach. This article gives useful guidance for daily career action.
NSP Partner Heather Corcoran interviews one of Google’s executive coaches on selecting the coach that will allow for the best outcome.
Inspired by work with thousands of professionals from all sectors, this updated Career Handbook has become standard-issue at a variety of top MBA programs.
Lisa Lahey, co-author of the groundbreaking book, Immunity to Change, will join Next Step Partners in an event for Bay Area business and non-profit leaders.
Immunity to Change is the most effective process we know to address someone’s internal barriers to self-improvement. It makes a difference quickly.
For all HR leaders who need to get executive team support for Leadership Development programs, we have some tried and true approaches and tips.
Fewer things affect quality of work more than someone’s relationship with their supervisor. Learn about the hallmarks of a great boss and you too can be one of them.
Next Step Partners announces Leadership Exchange to connect Bay Area leaders with peers to share perspectives and strategies on current business challenges.