Blog >
News Consultants

News

In this Change Out Loud podcast, Aneta Key talks about engaging stakeholders.  Thank you to the Change Out Loud team for inviting me as a guest on their awesome podcast! Host Kara Sundar and I covered several topics in this 30-minute episode.  Find it on your favorite podcast platform and play along as you listen!” Want to make the most of your stakeholder engagement? This episode is for you! Aneta shares her best practices for engaging stakeholders. Spoiler alert: it…
Aneta Key shares an article on the purpose and benefits of the Growthkey blended learning approach program. One way to increase the leadership capacity of your organization is to invest in the development of your people and build organizational capabilities. The GrowthKey Programs help you do just that. GrowthKey blended learning approach The GrowthKey professional development programs develop critical strategic, problem-solving, and interpersonal capabilities to elevate the confidence and performance of leaders, high performers groomed for cross-functional assignments, up-and-comers, partners,…
Aneta Key extends an invitation to an online global professional mixer on October 29, 2021.  “Switch the scene, switch the topic, switch the crowd:  A lovely virtual networking event for a quick time out. About the mixers The Global Professional Mixers are short, highly interactive events MC-ed by Aneta Key that spotlight rotating “Virtual Explorations” topics to spark connections among intellectually curious professionals from around the world in Aneta’s “circles of professional circles.”  Effortlessly mingle with others, compare notes, share…
  Aneta Key shares a 2-minute video from a series that dives into how to assess the situation.  This sequence of videos emphasizes that strategic decision-making starts with assessing the situation.  The prior video discussed “speed” as a dimension and this one focuses on another important dimension — the gravity of the decisions leaders make. This simple consideration can have a profound impact on how execs allocate their scarce leadership capacity given all the decisions they need to make. Key…
  Aneta Key was interviewed on Cloudflare’s Strategy Spotlight where they discuss how to navigate growth, change, and uncertainty to rapidly scale. How to navigate growth is a fundamental question that underpins many of my clients’ corporate priorities, though it comes in different flavors. For example, leaders address: How to chart a growth strategy, align around it, and put it in place How to keep everyone pulling in the same direction in an organization growing in size and complexity How…
  Aneta Key shares a concise post that explains the purpose and benefits of her company’s GrowthKey programs. One way to increase the leadership capacity of your organization is to invest in the development of your people and build organizational capabilities. The GrowthKey Programs help you do just that. GrowthKey blended learning approach The GrowthKey professional development programs develop critical strategic, problem-solving, and interpersonal capabilities to elevate the confidence and performance of leaders, high performers groomed for cross-functional assignments, up-and-comers,…
  Aneta Key shares a helpful video and a few doodles that gives insight into the story of strategy development projects. Enjoy! After a final client workshop, I was inspired to hand draw a couple of characters, outline a comics-like dialogue, digitize my doodles, animate sequence and put to music for a fun retrospective prompt.  This ~2 min video served as a great opener for the project retrospective and a fun project capstone.    If you’ve ever been involved in a…
  Aneta Key shares a short but informative video and the first in a series on the topic of sizing up the situation for strategic decision-making. Key points include: Speed Severity Uncertainty Watch the full series, Sizing up the Situation, on AedeaPartners.com.   …
  Aneta Key shares a fun, and fast, survey that reveals the things people do while in a virtual meeting. Fill in the survey to access the results.  We have all been guilty. Multitasking. Oversharing. Faux pas. See a list of 25 things people do while on virtual meetings. (Secretly) confess your virtual meeting sins and instantly compare your transgressions.   Access the survey, Virtual Meeting Confessions, on the Aedea Partners’ website.   …
  In the third post in a series on off-site leadership, Aneta Key addresses the substance dimension of event design. I strongly believe that any event design has 3 important dimensions to consider:  Substance — This is the most important dimension of the 3. It is the “hardcore” look at the event and is what executives truly care about: What outcomes are we creating? What content are we discussing? What work are we advancing? Structure — The second most important…
  Aneta Key shares a short message that shines a light into the importance of leaders spending valuable time on scenario planning, and how following military training can guide business strategies.  It is important for leadership teams to regularly work through scenarios across time horizons.  Strategic decision-making is at the core of leadership and is what Aneta Key facilitates among clients. It is also one of the core areas explored in the GrowthKey leadership development programs. This question is a…
  Aneta Key shares a new video in her series on video conferencing. This week: brevity. During the recent series of workshops about online meetings, I realized that as we reimagine how we lead meetings online, some fundamentals are unchanged.  So, I give you the second video of what may become a series on the topic with simple ideas that apply for any type of meeting.  Enjoy and share with colleagues who may benefit from it.   Included in this…