Is Your Management Team Equipped to Drive Workforce Improvement?

Is Your Management Team Equipped to Drive Workforce Improvement?

Many companies look to increase the efficiency of their workforce through implementing new work methods, labor standards, and technology. However, a critical piece of the improvement process is often overlooked – performance management. According to Wikipedia, “performance management is the term used to refer to activities, tools, processes, and programs that companies create or apply to...

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Authentic Leadership and What It Means for Women

Authentic Leadership and What It Means for Women

As part of West Monroe Partners’ membership with Ellevate Network, I had the opportunity to virtually attend the recent summit titled “Mobilizing the Power of Women.” For those who are not familiar, Ellevate is a professional women’s network dedicated to closing the gender achievement gap in business by providing women with a community to lean on and learn from.…

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Training Leaders – Passion with Purpose

Training Leaders – Passion with Purpose

Corporate training is usually something that’s relatively forgettable.  Yes, it is totally necessary to understand and follow company policies and procedures, but much like learning grammar, it can be a bit boring.  West Monroe Partners has a training team that does a great job of making sure that this isn’t the case, but it is still not too often that I leave a training excited, motivated...

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A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: Part 1 – The Tipping Point

A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: Part 1 – The Tipping Point

Workplace inclusion and diversity is a priority for organizations in all sectors, and West Monroe Partners is no different. Inclusion and diversity are vital to our firm’s ability to deliver consistent value and differentiated services and solution, and more importantly, are embedded in our core values. As we’ve grown to more than 800 people in 11 offices across the United States, fostering an...

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Turning M&A into a Woman’s World – Leading from the Front

Turning M&A into a Woman’s World – Leading from the Front

Mergers, acquisitions, and separations create springboards for individuals looking to grow into senior leadership positions. Navigating the compressed timeline to meet Board and shareholder expectations by close, while positioning the company for a successful post-close transformation requires confidence, collaboration, and a balance of technical and soft skills.  As both International Women’s...

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Alpha Leadership

Alpha Leadership

Most of us have been in a setting where a manager or coach encourages the team leader to “wolf up” and take aggressive action. We often associate the “alpha” leader as loud, outspoken, dominant, and even outright aggressive. Having recently welcomed a German Shepherd pup to our family, the need to establish alpha leadership is an important part of proper integration into the family’s social...

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Dreamforce 2016: An Uncommon Blend of Events Exemplifies Leadership

Dreamforce 2016: An Uncommon Blend of Events Exemplifies Leadership

Last Friday concluded Salesforce.com’s technical extravaganza, Dreamforce.  Dreamforce is held annually in San Francisco, and in addition to endless technical sessions, business hook ups and opportunities for networking, the event includes numerous musical guests.  This year Dreamforce attendees were lucky enough to enjoy access to a full blown, no holds barred, outdoor concert by the...

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What’s Your Personal Brand? Manage Your Brand for Career Success

 “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” – Dr. Seuss This inspirational quote from Dr. Seuss reminds us of the importance of being ourselves. This lesson from childhood applies to personal branding in the workplace today. In this blog post, part 1 of a 2 part series, I share my personal branding experience and explore the need for managing...

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