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    “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.”

    The role of leaders in internal communication

    Megan Thomas on LinkedIn

    While a leader’s presence in the market is likely to be quite evident, the way they communicate internally with their people will not usually be on display. So, if you are an internal comms professi... Read »

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    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.

    Turning Strategy Into 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 »

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    Are You Getting the Best Out of Your Executive Team?

    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 »

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    “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

    The Leader's Calendar

    on Harvard Business Review

    Running a large global company is an exceedingly complex job. The scope of the organization’s managerial work is vast, encompassing functional agendas, business unit agendas, multiple organizational... Read »

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    Amy Perrone focuses on 8 tips to catch a recruiter’s attention via your email, cover letter, and resume.

    How to Catch the Attention of Executive Recruiters: Part One

    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 »

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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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    Chris Swan, TRANSEARCH International, provides 5 points to keep in mind when transitioning into a new executive role.

    Executive Integration: What Does it Mean?

    Chris Swan on LinkedIn

    What new executives often miss is how exceedingly high the expectations can be for success. When starting in a new position, particularly at a new company, there is tremendous opportunity to demonstra... Read »

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    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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    How to Make Successful Connections in the New Global Era

    on Skip Prichard

    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 »

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    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.

    What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

    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 »

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