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    How do we foster excellence within our organisations, while managing our businesses through a world of disruptors? Bill Sakellaris reviews this year’s TRANSEARCH global conference on “Creating Tomorrow’s Business, Today”

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    Roma Grant, senior consultant at Slade Executive Recruitment, shares strategies for taking control of a work situation that left unchecked, can lead to long-term damage to our health and a reduced work/life balance.

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    Chris Swan, Managing Director for TRANSEARCH International, shares valuable executive career insights to help older workers avoid stereotypes, remain valued, and improve their chances for landing a new role. Chris also shares tips on using your enhanced experience as a positive.

    Ageism - Be a grown up and deal with it

    Chris Swan on BlueSteps

    Perfect timing! Here I was thinking about the topic of ageism in the workplace, when my wife suggested that we watch "The Intern." I was not familiar with the story, but I quickly noted the relevance. Read »

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    How does a man born in the 1920s outsmart the millennials? Anita Ziemer, Managing Director of Slade Group, says the answer lies in Crystallised and Fluid Intelligence.

    Bright young old things!

    Anita Ziemer on The Slade Report

    If you’ve ever worried about your declining IQ, take heart from this fascinating profile of 94 year old John Goodenough who, together with his team at University of Texas, has filed a patent applica... 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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    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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    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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    Kylie Rutherfoord, Consultant at Slade Executive Recruitment, looks at how earlier work experiences help frame the way we approach our work today. “Joining the Army as a nearly 18 year old taught me many fundamental work habits that are still with me today”.

    A salute to my early career

    Kylie Rutherfoord on The Slade Report

    Rather than following my friends to University when I left school, I took an alternative route into the workforce by joining the New Zealand Army - not exactly the most obvious career choice for a fem... 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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