Your customers need you to get it right – digitization, that is. In a world where technology is infiltrating every aspect of our lives, how do you balance digitization with human interaction to work best for your customers and company?
Employees are resigning from their jobs at rates we’ve never seen before, making it clear that they’re the ones with the power. Leaders and organizations must adapt to meet the needs of today’s workers.
Innovation and change are paramount to any organization that wants to be a market leader. Here are 9 tips to help leaders make the difficulties of change more palatable, and better yet, lead to success!
NEW YORK; April 23, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Root Inc., a consultancy with 30 years of experience helping Global 2000 organizations activate strategies and transform cultures using creative and visual methods to accelerate employee engagement and change effectiveness. Root joins Accenture’s Talent & Organization / Human Potential team, strengthening its organizational change … Continue reading “Root is Now Part of Accenture”
Health care providers will receive potentially lifesaving COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks. The biggest obstacle sn’t access to freezer space or distribution – it's convincing caregivers and then the public to get the vaccine. Here are three critical ingredients to getting authentic buy-in from within your organization.
In many cases, the flurry of DEI-related activity in 2020 has been healthy, productive, and long overdue. If you're struggling with creating a diverse, more equitable, and more inclusive organization, read on for tips and strategic advice to help you on this journey.
If you’re delivering the same customer experience today as you were in January 2020, you’re doing things wrong. To help you get it right, let's talk about a brand that is “blowing up the box” on their customer experience. First up: Hilton Hotels.
Traditional gender roles still hold firm in most financial institutions and large purchasing processes and experiences. However, in today’s highly competitive market, financial services organizations need to take practical steps to serve female investors more effectively. The institutions that win with (millennial) female investors will be unstoppable.
To help health systems shift from crisis response to financial and operational recovery, leaders must engage people in the organization's financial story and encourage accountability for how their efforts affect financial performance.
The way we live, work, socialize, travel, learn and more is all a bit (or a lot) different now. Today incremental change is not enough – you can’t just think “outside the box.” You need to blow up the damn box. Here's how.
Few people welcome change. In fact, most of us fear it. But there are ways to set your organization up for success. Change isn't easy. But it is possible. Are you ready to learn how to make your change stick?
Believe it or not, along with discomfort comes opportunity – because we are forced to think in a new way and push ourselves to find a solution we didn’t see initially. And that’s the path to a breakthrough.
I miss hallway conversations -- not the actual hallway, but the connections. The performance and emotional health of your people in this new virtual work from home world requires leaders to help create deliberate and purposeful connections. Are you prepared?
At Root, we believe in challenging you to become a disruptor, and then empowering you and your people to get engaged in that journey. It's time - will you disrupt or stay stagnant and watch someone disrupt you. What do you choose?
When smart and agile leaders lead with vulnerability and heart, they change our relationship with work forever. If the current crisis leads us to a more engaged workforce, that would constitute one positive outcome.
Jim Haudan speaks with Dr. Rick Lofgren, president and CEO of UC Health, and Charlie Piscitello, chief people officer at Acutus Medical, Inc. to get their thoughts as how leaders can best lead during challenging times.
During large-scale change, being nimble is key. You must be know your Why, but be prepared to adjust your what and how as new challenges arise. Let your purpose, your why, guide you and your people to achieve long-term success in the end.
Recently, Root Inc. co-founder Jim Haudan met via video conference with Jim Boomgard, president and chief executive officer of DAI: International Development, and Joe Morgan, seasoned CEO, advisor and strategist, to get their insights on leadership during the Covid-19 crisis.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, shaking hands or giving hugs when you greet someone is likely a thing of the past. This pandemic has accelerated and intensified the need to reinvent the customer experience, too. We need to reinvent the handshake and CX – and we need to do it right now.
Our health industry expert and managing director, Kalen Stanton, and Vanderbilt Health leaders Dr. Paul Sternberg, Chief Medical Officer and Brian Carlson, Senior Director of Patient Experience, share insight on how to inspire and engage clinical teams to deliver personalized patient care.
To maintain a positive culture that drives results, leaders need to constantly nurture it. Throw in a global pandemic and the need becomes exponentially greater precisely when we are most distracted. But positive culture in this environment is not optional – it’s necessary! Here are three strategies you can implement immediately.
Changing our behaviors to flatten the curve is a major societal change, but we go through the same phases when faced with change in our work. When your team is facing change – big or small – there are four elements to creating lasting change to consider and plan for.
In this episode, we’re tackling the very current topic of leading during a crisis. We want to share insight on what health care leaders – and leaders in all industries – should be doing to help guide their people during this unprecedented and very worrisome time.
Prior to COVID-19, the broader talent community was already migrating toward blended programs of in-person, virtual, and digital modalities. The current situation has put a spotlight on the need to rethink how organizations come together to develop their capabilities and skills.
There has been a lot of great content put out about how to lead and engage your people and your organization in times like these. However, I haven’t come across much that is targeted at the individual. Yes, leaders need guidance, but as an individual I want advice on how best to navigate these difficult waters too.
What can I learn from this crisis in relation to helping people adopt new technologies in the workplace? For me, this is not just about the technology. It’s about people. It’s about learning. It’s about maintaining both personal and professional connections during a time when it’s very easy to feel isolated.
Working from home, or “WFH” as it is now often called, is becoming increasingly common in the modern workplace. To help those who find working from home challenging, here are some tips for staying motivated and being efficient.
Thriving through change, rather than just surviving, requires (virtually) capturing t¬he voice of your employees and customers. These insights are valuable for your strategic decisions, and their engagement is critical to coming out of the present situation stronger than ever.
The coronavirus has forced many to cancel meetings, conferences, and gatherings that were previously considered essential. Don't go dark, go virtual! Here are our top tips for driving virtual engagement that works.
Leaders need to be thinking about how Coronavirus will impact all facets of their business. Regardless of the fear circulating, we needed to remain productive and leaders must develop plans that address the risks while striving to stick to normal operations as much as possible.
Today I'm discussing change & consistent CX. Today you need to either keep pace with change or risk failure. And when it coems to CX, organizations need to be consistent because the experiences created for customers are the pathway to success or failure.
While welcoming adversity might feel counterintuitive and against how most human brains are wired, the benefits are huge. So the next time you’re facing what you would normally consider an undesirable and unexpected problem, try hugging that thunderstorm of adversity. Odds are, you’re about to see your personal growth skyrocket.
Leaders need to tell stories because facts tell, and stories sell. Stories create connections. I feel like everyone does have a good story to tell; they just always don't know how to organize their facts in a compelling way.
The best chief strategy officers I engage with today are not only analytically brilliant, but they are also world-class storytellers and architects of change plans to evolve culture or build new organizational capabilities.
The importance of exceptional service was ingrained in me before the term “customer experience” was ever created. My grandfather, and then my parents, operated the business with the following mindset: “The customer is always right – even when they’re wrong.”
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