12 results for tag: executive leadership


Cognitive Skills for a Rapidly Changing World

Assuming the potential or the risks of countless original ideas is something organizations tend to miss the mark on.  Instead of assuming, leaders should be open to re-thinking about how their organizations are structured, and challenge old ideas that may ...
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Building Resilience in Our Teams and Ourselves

How do we as leaders and organizations bring a sense of purpose in times of adversity? The past year has been a difficult one for many, but Adam Grant offers a strategy to create and strengthen meaningful and resilient relationships within your organizati...
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Unleashing Original Thinking

To build a culture of innovation and original thinking, leaders should build a culture of psychological safety, encouraging those who are good at detecting problems to speak up even if they don't have solutions to these problems. Organizations adopting a ...
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5 Minutes with Boma Co-founder, Lara Stein

Imagine if you felt as inspired by corporate training as you did from a TED talk. Boma, led by the team responsible for scaling TEDx and Singularity University, is a global network that is disrupting corporate training through powerful curriculum based on ...
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Why Humble Leaders Make the Best Leaders

When hiring for a leadership role, you may be overlooking one of the most important traits of top performers: humility. Sounds a bit counter-intuitive, doesn't it? Humility is not typically the first trait that comes to mind when you think about great ...
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I Know Helicopter Parents…But Helicopter Managers?

You may have heard of the term helicopter parents but have you heard of helicopter managers? Until recently, I have not and now that I have, I am wondering if there is something we can learn. During a recent conversation with a colleague, the topic ...
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How to Bring Up Concerns About Returning to the Office During COVID

Now that the "new normal" has become normal, many people don't want to go back to the physical workplace. Here's how to talk to your boss. Lena's office is reopening at partial capacity in the new year, but she's worried about being exposed to COVID if she ...
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Leading from a Distance: 5 Lessons for Successful Virtual Teaming

In these uncertain times, we believe leadership matters more than ever. As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds, "social distancing" is becoming a new normal. Working remotely will likely become a more common environmental factor for leaders guiding teams and organi...
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New Challenges, New C-Suite Roles

Along with the rise of the chief human resources officer, the many challenges of 2020 spawned new C-suite roles. Only some will become permanent fixtures. The creation of new executive roles is a standard practice of CEOs faced with daunting new challeng...
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How to Select Your Leaders in a FUN World

An integrated approach to executive search and leadership development Aldous Huxley would say that we are living in a "Brave New World." In my opinion, the world is becoming more and more: Fast because the cycle of innovations have become faster and ...
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Spotting Leaders From a Distance

In a crisis, it takes a trained eye to overcome virtual challenges and find the best candidate. Recently, we placed a CEO at a mid-sized, global software company. But in what a year ago would have seemed like science fiction, the entire process was conducted ...
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Telco Leaders Seize the Moment

Even as the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences, leaders are taking stock of what has changed and plan for the future. This is particularly true in the telecommunications industry, where leaders have pivoted from the ...
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