By: Hise Gibson and Nadege Benoit

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt the traditional work environment, organizations and leaders face a new challenge: keeping the workforce motivated. …


By: Hise Gibson and Shawn Robertson

In 2018, the New England Patriots — yet again — won the Super Bowl. The synergy of the team was terrific. The offense, defense, and special teams functioned like a well-oiled machine moving through the National Football season with violent precision. Their seemingly effortless…


Mentorship typically occurs over time as the senior leader takes notice of the junior leader AND the junior leader observes and learns from the senior leader. It blossoms over time and is a unique and special relationship. …


By: Dr. Hise Gibson & MaShon Wilson

The past year has significantly impacted organizations of all sizes. As organizations and leaders determine the future of work, leaders must take critical lessons from their COVID experiences. We suggest the post-pandemic landscape will favor leaders who acknowledge the importance of emotional intelligence…


By Hise Gibson & Nadege Benoit

Micromanagement is cancer to innovation. Unfortunately, some organizations build sophisticated processes to mask the need for leader control which erodes and undermines trust. Not all micromanagers ultimately stifle innovation, but they are the exception and not the rule.

Amazon has had a Day 1…


By: Hise Gibson & Nadege Benoit

The new normal has highlighted that leading organizations is an ultra-marathon and not a 100 meter-dash. In training for ultra-marathons, runners must have a clear plan to build the appropriate endurance necessary to complete the race. They may train for 6-months up to 12-months…


By: Hise Gibson and Adisa King

“Never Let A Good Crisis Go to Waste,” a phrase highlighted by Rahm Emanuel during the financial crisis in 2009, is relevant now during the COVID era. Tragedies seem to be necessary for people, leaders, communities, and currently, a nation to realize the frailties…


“Grief should not be locked away, because once you put the sadness in the box, if not dealt with, it will reemerge at the most inopportune times and in far less controllable forms.”

by Hise Gibson and Carin-Isabel Knoop

Many of us are grieving in some form today. COVID-19 continues…


Leapfrog Leaders“Leapfrog Leaders” written by Drs. Derek Cabrera, Laura Cabrera and Hise Gibson applies existing knowledge about the elements of systems thinking to a widely used decision making framework called SOT. SOT stands for Strategic, Operational, and Tactical — which are are thought to be the three levels of problem…


Being a manager in the time of Tik Tok and work from anywhere means accepting that in every meeting, attention strays after only a few minutes. Everyone is multi-tasking — probably even you.

Tracking how quickly people disconnect and guessing what they might be doing becomes itself a way to…

Hise Gibson

Passionate about the intersection of Operational Effectiveness & Human Capital Development by leveraging a Systems Thinking framework to solve complex problems.

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