Healthy Leaders and the Power of Caring

A majority of employers (56%) say it is important to develop inclusive leaders who care about all aspects of employee well-being, according to our 2021 leadership development research. But they are challenged to do so. About seven in 10 organizations say leaders have little or no time in the day to learn and improve themselves or to make themselves a priority.

How to Improve Succession Planning

Succession planning is an integral part of building a deep leader pipeline. Organizations often view it largely through the lens of talent reviews, usually held once or twice a year. In reality, succession planning is a continuous, integrated talent management process. Based on our 2021 quantitative leader development studies and scores of interviews, here are six recommendations for improving succession planning.

How to Design (or Redesign) Your Talent Management Strategy

Talent retention is a huge concern for employers. Addressing this challenge requires great insight into your organization, industry and market. In many cases, retention or other critical talent issues may require significant adjustments or redesign of your talent management strategy. In 2021, for example, 63% of organizations indicated they would invest moderately or heavily in improving the alignment between talent strategy and business goals, according to Brandon Hall Group research.