Leadership: It’s the Softer Side That Counts

Here’s a guest post by Gary Burnison, CEO of Korn/Ferry International: Never underestimate the softer side. By the time you become a senior leader, you have already mastered the technical skills. … Read more

Covering all the Bases

Guest post by Paul Eccher: On October 31, 2011, baseball legend Tony La Russa announced his retirement as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals. Announced just three days after the … Read more

How to Measure the Impact of “Soft Skills”

Here’s a recent reader question: “A question on talent pools. We have a talent pool comprising executives of different ranks. After putting them through a development phase (different soft skills), … Read more