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    When thinking about leadership skills, it is pertinent to remember what Alexander the Great said, “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.”

    How to Become an Inspiring Executive

    KV Dipu on BlueSteps

    A recent survey of executives about traits needed to succeed as an executive highlighted leadership skills as the most commonly cited one. While there are several definitions of leadership skills (pra... 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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    Kathy Simmons provides 5 tactics to help you gauge culture when considering a job prospect.

    Five Tactics Executive Candidates Can Use To Assess Company Culture

    Kathy Simmons on BlueSteps

    Most of us have heard the famous quip attributed to Peter Drucker, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." It's become so commonly repeated that's it's almost a cliché at this point. But what does the... Read »

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    TRANSEARCH International Australia were delighted to recently partner with Greening Australia on their Chief Financial Officer appointment. Grant White, Director and Finance Practice Lead at TRANSEARCH International Australia, speaks to Brendan Foran, CEO at Greening Australia, about embracing Shared Value and what it means for the success of an organisation.

    Greening Australia: A Shared Value champion

    Grant White on TRANSEARCH Australia

    TRANSEARCH Australia were delighted to recently partner with Greening Australia on their Chief Financial Officer appointment. Independent and apolitical, Greening Australia recently celebrated 35 year... Read »

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    The Foundation for Young Australians follows the progression of young people over time across Australia, running a survey from age 15 every year for 10 years until age 25.

    Preparing young people for the new work reality

    on Foundation for Young Australians

    Following the journeys of 14,000 young people over a decade, the New Work Reality report reveals the factors that accelerate the transition to full-time work, including the skills, mindset and confide... Read »

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    The Deloitte 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report examines how social capital has become just as important as human, financial and physical capital. The report explores how a shift to a social enterprise impacts the flow of human capital and influences talent strategies.

    The Deloitte 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report

    on Deloitte Insights

    Organizations today are judged for more than their success as a business. They’re now being held responsible for their impact on society at large. Explore the 2018 trends. Read »

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    Brands are ditching CVs to find new ways of discovering diverse talent

    Charlotte Rogers on Marketing Week

    As the world of work evolves, brands are ditching old fashioned CVs in favour of highly digital, behaviour-focused strategies for attracting diverse talent. As the workplace environment evolves and so... Read »

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    Are your strategy discussions stuck in an echo chamber?

    Werner Rehm, Anurag Srivastava on McKinsey & Company

    Building a “market-momentum case”—based on external as well as internal data—can help executives allocate resources more effectively and identify new sources of value. Sometimes, companies can... Read »

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    Mara Marinakis, HR Consultant at TRANSEARCH member Achieve Performance Consulting Group, presents 8 key steps to building a successful talent management strategy.

    8 Steps to Building a Successful Talent Management Strategy

    Mara Marinakis on LinkedIn

    Human resources professionals play a major role in bringing the talent and business strategies together. It’s never been more important to make sure the resources spent on sourcing, engaging, and ke... Read »

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    Permanent, disruptive and radical changes in many industries require us to ask ourselves about the skills, competences and knowledge we need to acquire to ensure our employability in the future. Cristian Duarte, Managing Partner TRANSEARCH Chile, highlights the importance of having a coach to help improve performance or discover new paths of growth (in Spanish).

    TO BE OR NOT TO BE....coached?

    Cristian Duarte on LinkedIn

    Today more than ever we can speak of a permanent, disruptive and radical change in many industries and activities. We talk about professions, sectors and even industries that will change radically if ... Read »

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