Lessons in Leadership

From hiring the best, to developing and retaining your talent, read our latest to accelerate you and your team’s leadership potential.
Retain Your Best by Developing Them

Retain Your Best by Developing Them

“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” Harvey S. Firestone With the workforce now comprised by a majority of Millennials and Gen Z, companies who are investing in training and development are retaining these younger employees...

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Matching Work environment with Job Candidates

Matching Work environment with Job Candidates

There are a lot of skilled people looking for their next opportunity, yet there will be a percentage of them that accept offers for new employment and then realize shortly into their employment that the job wasn’t what they expected. More importantly, the manager and...

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Maintaining Culture in a Virtual World

Maintaining Culture in a Virtual World

We are six months into the pandemic and many of us remain working from home. The interactions we have with our co-workers has probably become very predictable and routine. Yet stress and anxiety remain a daily reminder that we are still not back to normal. So how are...

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Avoid these 5 biases during performance appraisals

Avoid these 5 biases during performance appraisals

Recently I wrote about how to avoid bias when you are hiring new employees. Bias also affects performance appraisals and can severely impact employee engagement. In fact, bias may be one reason why only 14% of employees strongly agree that their performance reviews...

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Assessing Potential Leaders

Assessing Potential Leaders

I am currently writing a book on succession planning, and in it I explore the difference between employee performance and potential. Many leaders make promotion decisions by reviewing an employee’s past performance, yet they neglect or minimize the importance of...

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Beth Armknecht Miller’s passion for learning and dedication to bringing out the best in others are strands woven throughout her career and are found in her work with Executive Velocity, a top talent and leadership development advisory firm.