“The actions of leaders are a key driver of employee engagement, but leaders are often surprised to know just how much of an impact they have. Significantly, what they don’t say or do, speaks as loudly as their visible actions.”
How can leaders translate the complexity of strategy into guidelines that are simple and flexible enough to execute? Rather than trying to boil the strategy down to a pithy statement, it’s better to develop a small set of priorities that everyone gets behind to produce results.Donald Sull, Stefano Turconi, Charles Sull, James Yoder on MIT Sloan Management Review
Strategy Planning Results Strategy, at its heart, is about choice. Few companies succeed by making a single big bet. Most winning strategies are based on a bundle of choices about, among other things... Read »
- on Center for Creative Leadership
An executive team is a powerful asset for any organization. A strong C-suite mobilizes everyone in the organization to propel the organization’s vision and strategy forward. Yet too often this consi... Read »
“Chief Executives have tremendous resources at their disposal, but they face an acute scarcity in one critical area: Time. Drawing on an in-depth 12-year study, this package examines the unique time management challenges of CEOs and the best strategies for conquering them.”
3 great articles:
- How CEOs Manage Time
- What Do CEOs Actually Do?
- One CEO’s Approach to Managing His Calendar
Amy Perrone focuses on 8 tips to catch a recruiter’s attention via your email, cover letter, and resume.Amy Perrone on BlueSteps
A strong relationship with executive recruiters is a key part of an executive career management strategy, although for many catching their attention seems like a daunting task. But, there are a number... Read »
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.
Chris Swan, TRANSEARCH International, provides 5 points to keep in mind when transitioning into a new executive role.
Change management and innovation are mandates for any business leader wondering how to make their careers sustainable in a rapidly changing world. Brent Gleeson describes 5 ways to better empower employees to take ownership and effect positive and lasting organisational change.
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We live in an increasingly connected world. That much we all know. As a regular globetrotter, I know how easy it is to cross borders. But it's not always so easy to understand each other. Read »
In 2012, Google’s People Operations department set out to study hundreds of teams to figure out why some stumbled while others soared. Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and senior editor, provides a detailed review of this research and offers thoroughly fascinating insight into the hallmarks of extraordinary teams.Charles Duhigg on The New York Times
ike most 25-year-olds, Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Read »