As a firm dedicated to whole-person leadership as personified in our trademark methods for developing Facilitative Leaders, Interaction Associates is pleased to join the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans in honoring Ebby Halliday, the legendary Dallas real estate entrepreneur who is celebrating her 100th birthday.
Darcy Winslow, a pioneer in sustainability, as a 20 year leader at Nike, helped steer the organization to socially-responsible corporate practices. Darcy and Ashley discussed "Leadership and Sustainability: What Can Leaders Learn from Nature?" Learn about natural principles and frameworks that leaders can apply to solving business problems in this recorded webinar.
We enjoyed a stimulating web event with Rob Bogosian, February 23 at 10 a.m. PST, as we explored the implications of "Organizational Silence."
How are high levels of unemployment and an uncertain economy affecting business professionals? Every year since 2008, Interaction Associates has conducted surveys of business professionals in a variety of industries and in different-sized companies. The purpose? To take their temperatures around three critical areas: trust, collaboration, and leadership.
This year, we'll see how the needle has moved over the past 12 months. How are organizations faring? Are leaders optimistic or downbeat? How are employees feeling and behaving?
On January 19, 2011, I had a stimulating conversation with Shannon Horst, CEO of the Savory Institute.
Several months ago I participated in a two-day offsite planning retreat for Interaction Associates in Chicago at the Chicago office of Gensler, the global design firm noted for advanced innovations in office design. I was struck by many aspects of Gensler’s office design, but mostly I was impressed by how the design actively and consciously supported spontaneous teamwork, fostered regular collaboration, and encouraged engagement across roles and functions. There were very few private offices.
December 15th we enjoyed a dynamic conversation with Christine Arena, author of the High Purpose Company and CEO of SparkUp, a new technology for engaging stakeholders. Christine explored what it means to be living in the "Participation Economy," how leading edge companies are developing non-traditional relationships with their consumers and employees, and what questions leaders should be asking themselves and their companie
A 90-minute Lead Now web event to equip leaders with powerful decision-making skills. Register here.
Featuring Interaction Associates Founder, David Straus, author of the book How to Make Collaboration Work, and Andy Atkins, Director of Research and Development, Interaction Associates.
This is a recording on demand, available for just $79 for unlimited access.
Human Resources Professional, Canada's biggest human resources trade magazine, published my analysis of Interaction Associates' Trust research in their monthly "Strategy" section. It's an overview of how top performing companies excel now.
Read the article here.
It can be puzzling to get outcomes that are exactly the opposite of what you want. Leaders are often under immense pressure to deliver specific results, so getting ironic outcomes can be doubly frustrating. In this white paper, Jay Cone explores a simple framework for exploring and addressing the cause of this common problem.
Download the white paper here.