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    Richard Farnell explains why we must demonstrate our commitment to diversity, and the culture we end up building, by deliberately mentoring people who aren’t like us.

    Mentor People Who Aren't Like You

    Richard Farnell on Harvard Business Review

    Leaders tend to coach and mentor their “own,” and here’s the human impulse that drives it: Even those who believe that diversity improves creativity, problem solving, and decision making natural... Read »

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    We all want to be remembered in glowing terms. When we’re gone, we’ll each have absolutely no say in the matter. That’s why the present is so important.

    Does a work legacy matter?

    Stephen Atherton on The Slade Report

    Let me paint the scene. It’s Saturday night, I’m at a friend’s house with a group of mates as our children run inside and outside the house vaguely supervised. Our respective partners are all ou... Read »

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    It's All About Culture

    Geoff Slade on TRANSEARCH International Australia

    The future ain’t what it used to be. Continued globalisation, wide-scale disruption, uncertainty, exponential change in technology and a new generation joining the workforce are changing how busines... Read »

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    Catherine DeVrye, Australian Keynote Speaker of the Year and former Australian Executive Woman of the Year, reflects on two days of information garnered from the Australian Financial Review Business Summit held earlier this month.

    Shift happens... Drift happens...

    Catherine DeVrye on The Slade Report

    Last week the Financial Review invited me to their two day top-tier business summit – possibly because it was on International Women’s Day and last year they included me in their Top 100 Women of ... Read »

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    We all know that the pace of technology and the cadence of change in nearly every industry vertical have accelerated as never before. Critical to determining the longevity and merit of your current course is an assessment of how your business aligns and may fit with future customer needs.

    What Skills Will Leaders Need in the Future?

    Evan Sinar, Rebecca Ray on Chief Learning Officer

    For learning leaders charged with developing leaders who will assume positions of increasing complexity and scope, the task has seldom been more daunting. Read »

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    Nicole Monnichmeyer, Principal Consultant at TRANSEARCH, explains how old ways of thinking about competition, devised in the era of oil, look outdated in what has come to be called the “data economy”. Nicole suggests a new approach is needed.

    The world's most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data

    Nicole Monnichmeyer on LinkedIn

    A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A century ago, the resource in question was oil. Now simila... Read »

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    New Executives Realize Productivity Goes Beyond the Bottom Line

    Chris Swan on LinkedIn

    To be a 'TOP' performer, issues of integrity and business ethics become far more important than a job, even a CEO title. As a new executive, trust your sense of fairness, know right from wrong, and ca... Read »

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    The Deloitte 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report presents findings of a survey of more than 10,000 business and HR leaders from 140 countries. The report highlights 10 trends that currently shape HR thinking to “better organize, manage, develop, and align people at work.”

    2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends

    on Deloitte

    Organizations face a radically shifting context for the workforce, the workplace, and the world of work. Our survey of more than 10,000 business and HR leaders from 140 countries reveals 10 areas for ... Read »

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    Corporate Culture Dictates the Success or Failure of Digital Transformation

    Brian Solis on LinkedIn

    62 percent of employees consider culture as the number 1 hurdle to digital transformation. This is one of the many startling statistics uncovered in my latest culture research report with Jerome Buvat... Read »

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    Why effective leaders must manage up, down, and sideways

    Thomas Barta, Patrick Barwise on McKinsey & Company

    Strong team leadership isn't enough. New research shows the importance - for business impact and career success - of also mobilizing your boss and colleagues. Read »

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