360 evaluations

How to give feedback that actually helps people grow and improve

7 min read

Looking to improve your feedback form as a manager? Consider these five techniques designed to help people actually learn and grow from evaluations.

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Dysfunctional teams: The 5 characteristics

7 min read

Dysfunctional teams can cripple an organization. To prevent dysfunction in teams, you need an understanding of the “where” and the “why,” in addition to the more obvious “who.” 

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Dream Teams interview: Kirk Arnold, Board Member at Ingersoll Rand

9 min read

What makes a successful business? I sat down with three-time CEO Kirk Arnold to discuss the biggest competitive advantage out there: talent.

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Who’s coming back to the office?

5 min read

Who’s coming back to the office? The answer to this question is crucial to making the most of a hybrid world. Here’s why.

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Post-pandemic team effectiveness starts with self-aware leadership.

4 min read

Wondering how best to navigate today’s hybrid work environment? Here are three ways to get in tune with yourself and those you lead.

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Leaders at every level, including individual contributors

4 min read

Not all managers are leaders and not all leaders are managers.  In my 20 years of professional experience, I’ve: Been an individual contributor (IC) Been on teams filled with leaders Had managers who were leaders Had managers who weren’t Managed a team Though I enjoyed being a manager, I’ve chosen to spend the remainder of…

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4 steps for leading in a hybrid, post-pandemic world

7 min read

COVID-19 has permanently changed the way we work. Here are four ways to build on past learnings and lead in this new, post-pandemic world.

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How to build leadership capacity

4 secrets to creating a successful workplace mentorship program

8 min read

A good workplace mentorship program fosters skill development and empowers leaders at every level. And it’s made even easier with the right software support.

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Guy Raz OPTIMA21 emcee

Guy Raz is empowering OPTIMA21 attendees to build teams of the future

4 min read

Kick off your OPTIMA21 experience with Guy Raz, your official emcee for the event. Here’s what you can expect from Guy at OPTIMA.

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Peloton trailblazer Dara Treseder is bringing the humanity all business leaders need to OPTIMA21

4 min read

Peloton SVP Dara Treseder is coming to OPTIMA21 for a can’t-miss keynote. Learn how she’s empowering attendees to be authentic leaders.

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OPTIMA21 speaker lineup

OPTIMA21 headliner Patrick Lencioni pulls at the roots of team dysfunction

3 min read

Patrick Lencioni is just one of several thought leaders joining OPTIMA21, The event team has been hard at work since 2019, ensuring an exciting, all-new virtual experience.

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Women's Leadership Conferences - OPTIMA Conference

11 best women’s leadership conferences

7 min read

Women’s leadership conferences play a vital role in highlighting inequities at work and proposing solutions for change. Here are 11 you can attend this year.

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marketing team members aligning on strategy

An extra dose of courage: Countering workplace bias by raising each other up

9 min read

Jenny Moebius, VP of Marketing at The Predictive Index, embodies the company’s vision of Better Work, Better World on a daily basis.

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you cannot work from home

Embrace the challenge: Modeling DEI with a sense of personal responsibility

6 min read

Some of Tiffany Carter’s most important work at PI extends well beyond the quarterly key initiative window.

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