Today's organizations demand a broader array of cross-functional and cross-organizational perspectives to address complex multi-dimensional challenges and orchestrate practical solutions, THREE is the emerging HR leader's guide to acquiring the mindset and skillset required for success, IAN ZISKIN is President of EXec EXcel Group LLC, a human capital coaching and consulting firm he founded in 2010 following a highly successful 28-year career as a corporate business executive, EXec EXcel Group builds individual and organizational credibility through human capital strategy, leadership and talent development, and organizational transformation,
"Ziskin provides a highly readable and engaging look at the roadmap to excellence for aspiring Human Resources executives. The advice is focused and actionable, clear and highly relevant. If you want to be a great HR executive, this is a must read place to start. When combined with curiosity, courage, flexibility, and hard work it is a very powerful formula for success."
Chief Human Resources Officer
"Ian's book provides a comprehensive framework for any aspiring HR executive who wants to maximize their career potential by driving organizational performance."
Joseph A. Bosch
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
"If you could be coached by an HR leader who epitomizes unique HR insight and wisdom - forged by working with leaders and employees at all levels, across multiple industries, organizations, and business challenges - Ian Ziskin is that HR leader. In THREE , Ian has distilled his insight and wisdom into a game-changing, highly practical, and forward-thinking tool that raises the bar on HR capability by addressing the what, who, when, where, why, and how of great HR leadership."
John W. Boudreau
Professor and Research Director
Center for Effective Organizations
USC Marshall School of Business
"Ian has always had the unique ability to take HR from the theoretical to the practical and make it 'real'. In today's business environment, the organizations that differentiate talent and human capital management for competitive advantage and value creation will be the ones that break out of the pack, and this book offers a 'real world' approach to achieve just that."
Executive Vice President and President, Industrial Process
"Increasingly, business success hinges on effective leadership and management of human capital. Ziskin's passion for the HR profession is captured in THREE as he generously shares insights based on his own experiences and thoughtfully takes us through the critical components of being a successful business leader. This book provides great practical guidance for both current and future leaders."
HR People + Strategy
"In this wonderful book for rising HR executives, Ian combines personal experiences as a leader and consultant with top organizations to help rising high performers reach their potential. This truly unique book goes beyond, and offers a range of tools and frameworks that can aid one's journey."
Associate Professor of Commerce
McIntire School of Commerce
University of Virginia
"Ian is a guiding light in the world of HR, and THREE is a fantastic integration of the major trends in business and how human capital (or people) management must respond to drive business value. THREE is a must read for anyone who's interested in the creation and management of high-performance organizations."
President & CEO
Executive Networks, Inc.
" THREE is a primer in the world of the human resources executive, written by one who has BEEN THERE and DONE IT. Ian Ziskin knows his subject matter thoroughly, as he has lived it. We are privileged that he has taken the time to share it."
Dean of the Marshall School of Business
Robert R. Dockson Dean's Chair in Business
Administration, and Professor of Clinical Marketing
USC Marshall School of Business
"As a former CHRO and as a parent to two emerging HR leaders, I know what book I will be recommending they read. Ian has done us all a great service by providing an engaging vehicle for current and prospective HR leaders to contemplate their personal development and to learn from proven leaders in the HR profession."
Board Member, Institute for the Future
Former Chief Human Resources Offi