transformational leader

The 10 Essential Qualities of a Transformational Leader

By Scott Lee, VP of Product Marketing, and Jon Ogden, Senior Manager of Content Marketing

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There’s a shift underway in how enterprises operate.

Just look at four basic elements of operations:

  • Leadership
  • Outcomes
  • Work execution
  • Cadence

In many organizations today, leadership

The history of performance management

The history of performance management

Nowadays, many organizations have figured out the secret to modern performance management. Between setting clear goals, creating an ongoing feedback loop between leaders and their teams, and offering development opportunities, companies can take a robust approach to performance management and

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5 Ways to Improve Corporate Culture Using Modern Work Management Tools

By John Schefer, Account Executive at Workfront

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“Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” said one of the most influential management consultants of all time, Peter Drucker. Or at least Mark Fields said he said it. This was 2006, before Fields went on to become chief executive of Ford motor

 Performance management: plan, monitor, review

Performance management: plan, monitor, review

Performance management is a process that organizations use to align their knowledge workers and resources to strategic objectives and priorities in order to ensure that your company’s short-term objectives and long-term goals are consistently met in an effective and efficient manner.  Ultimately, it

6 benefits of one-on-one meetings (1-on-1s)

6 benefits of one-on-one meetings (1-on-1s)

One-on-one meetings are a valuable tactic practiced by successful leaders. When implemented correctly, these brief, weekly check-ins improve employee performance and their results in measurable ways. As a leader, 1-on-1s provide you with the opportunity to get to know your people exceptionally well

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5 Ways to Take Agile Work Management to the Next Level

By Danielle Howard, Senior Solution Architect at Workfront, and Brent Bird, Director of Campaigns & Content Strategy at Workfront

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Just after the turn of the century, in 2001, seventeen software developers met at a resort in Snowbird, Utah, to discuss such emerging concepts as rapid

10 factors to modern performance management

10 factors to modern performance management

Most managers know that the basics of effective performance management should include goal setting, coaching, development planning, and recognition. While these are the actual pillars of performance management, there are also certain factors that can dictate its success.

As a thought leader in

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Lessons About the Future of Work from Accenture

When we talk about the digital revolution and the future of work, we often focus on cutting-edge tech companies, software providers, and other organizations that are firmly situated in the realm of “knowledge work.” But as argued in a recent series of articles from global management consulting and