Building Trust and Psychological Safety in Your DEI&B Program

October 18, 2021

Building a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEI&B) program begins with educating your organization’s leaders—current and future. To be successful, this learning must start with the foundation of trust and psychological safety. Only then will teams …

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Obstacles to Effective Leadership Development

October 12, 2021

HR Leaders Survey Results If you’re struggling with finding leadership development solutions that work for managers and teams across your organization, you’re not alone. We surveyed dozens of HR leaders from top organizations. Here are some …

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4 Takeaways from the 2021 Culturati Summit

April 28, 2021

In April, members of the Verb team attended this year’s Culturati Summit, a virtual event focused on corporate culture for people leaders and their teams. This summit brought together a diverse group of leaders from every …

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Are Your Leaders Rebuilders?

February 25, 2021

Today, we are facing an unprecedented set of complex challenges. The leadership strategies of yesterday simply aren’t sufficient for our current reality. Leadership books of the last few decades have preached “innovate, innovate, innovate”. Innovation is …

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Reframing Performance Reviews as Opportunities for Growth

December 9, 2020

We are now in the month of December, and for many people, that brings with it the reminder that end-of-year performance reviews are approaching. If you immediately felt a sense of dread at just reading the …

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#LeadersForGood: Amy Smith of TOMS on Adapting to Maximize Impact

October 27, 2020

This year has been a year full of challenges that have led many people and companies to question how we can display exemplary leadership and have a positive impact on society. Many companies have amped up …

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How to Downsize Your Company, Consciously.

October 12, 2020

by Suzi Sosa This past June, I had to let go of one third of our team.  Our PPP funds were running out and COVID was dampening our sales pipeline. It was one of those moments …

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5 Common Challenges of Managing Remotely

September 9, 2020

Earlier this year, many people thought that widespread remote work just wasn’t realistic. Then, overnight, many workers had to switch to working fully remotely. This is challenging in many ways, especially for managers, who suddenly had …

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6 Strategies For an Effective Talent Development Plan

August 27, 2020

Employees in the workplace today care a lot about having access to learning and development opportunities. In fact, the level to which a company invests in talent development plays a big role in an employee’s decision …

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4 Things to Know About Management Training Programs

August 25, 2020

Do you remember your first time becoming a manager? Did you feel prepared? Supported? Focused? Impactful? Were you a part of any management training programs? Or did you feel that you were thrown into the ring …

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Here’s Why Your Talent Development Strategy Is Failing

August 20, 2020

Talent development is something we all know is important- but many companies are investing tons of time and money into it, and not yielding results. When there are no results, it gets harder to continue to …

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