Archive for GE SmartBlogs

Working out and living healthy is easier when your friends are doing it, too. General Electric gets this, so the company built a social experience into one of the brand’s key pillars, health, and called it HealthyShare.

The network encourages members to share their progress on health challenges, invite friends to join them and find others with similar goals.[…] Continue Reading »

How to identify lackluster leadership; how General Electric encourages employees to keep evolving; and why leaders should never stop asking questions.

Read about all this and more in this week’s top five most-clicked links in SmartBrief on Leadership:

Image credit: narvikk, via iStockphoto[…] Continue Reading »

This guest post is by Janice Semper, General Electric’s manager of executive development.

A lot can change during the lifetime of an organization. One hundred thirty years ago, there were less than 300,000 telephones across the U.S. Thirteen years ago, only 3% of the world’s population was on the Internet. Today, more than 30% of people are online (80% in the U.S.), and technology has become an integral and foundational part of our leadership development efforts.[…] Continue Reading »