In just a few weeks we will be saying goodbye and thank you to 2019. It is during the holiday season that we express gratitude and celebrate the best life has to offer. With the busy flurry of wrapping up “to-do” lists just in time for some much-needed rest and relaxation, it is worth reflecting […]
Coaching during times of change requires a different focus than traditional coaching. Leaders’ primary focus should be on ensuring their direct reports manage individual transition by engaging in an interactive process. Transition coaching requires helping individuals manage their emotions, including their “me issues,” building up their confidence, and reinforcing their commitment to organizational change. There […]
Leading a committed, accountable, results-oriented team can be a challenge under any circumstance. Doing so in the face of large-scale change? That is a feat that any manager would be proud of! Unfortunately, many organizations find it challenging to prepare managers to lead others through change. Team leaders are either provided very little support and […]
Short on time? Here are the key points: Two aspects of communication warrant change leaders’ attention: (1) gaining input and creating alignment, and (2) sharing plans. Change leaders should involve their team, internal stakeholders, and/or key customers during various phases of business impact and risk mitigation. Incorporate risk mitigation efforts into the overall communication plan. […]
To adapt to the rapidly changing marketplace, many organizations undergo various large-scale change initiatives in hopes of achieving a competitive advantage. One of the primary best practices associated with successful change is to make an intentional effort to shape organizational culture to support and achieve business results.
Cultural transformation initiatives can be important strategic levers used to create alignment between an organization’s values, beliefs, and strategic vision. Directly addressing elements of an organization’s culture can combat stagnant work practices and reinvigorate top talent. One of the guiding principles for achieving cultural change is that culture change takes place more effectively when worked at […]
Today’s labor market can be defined as an “employee market” where individuals are voluntarily leaving existing positions for other job opportunities. As companies face higher turnover rates, there is an opportunity to take a more holistic evaluation of why employees depart. Organizations taking this approach recognize the need for a comprehensive retention and talent development […]
DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL OUR PROGRAMS IN ONE CONVENIENT PDF We want to make life easy for you, so we are providing this catalog with detailed descriptions of all of our learning solutions programs, consulting services, and tools. It’s a great starting point to help you identify programs of interest and shape the solution that’s […]
The entirety of WLH’s case studies can be found in this book. With topics ranging from Strategic Execution & Change Management to Commercial Excellence & Account Management to Human Capital Optimization, this resource is a great tool for understanding how we can help your organization. Each case study breaks down a specific problem organizations in the pharmaceutical and life […]
Use this checklist to evaluate your organization’s current merger integration efforts. If you answer yes to a question, then assess the amount of work needed to update/revise. The insights from this will help you pinpoint areas for improvement.