Increasingly, executives need to produce results; and they often look to HR leaders for answers. There are four ways you can support execs and cement your position as a valuable team member. Start by creating a bond. Get to know executives as people, and show an interest in the challenges they face at work. Be responsive; when execs know they can count on you, especially when it matters most, it helps create and sustain lasting, positive relationships. Push yourself to be persistent, and help others stay on track and on schedule. Finally, listen with intent. This will enable you to better recognize and address the needs and concerns of your executives and make your contributions indispensable. Read the full article.