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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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    It might not be news to some, but the current shortage in engineering skills is widening. Richard Lewith explains the benefits of re-employing retired professionals into positions where they can add significant value.

    There's an Engineering skills shortage. Here's one way to solve it.

    Richard Lewith on The Slade Report

    It might not be news to some, but the current shortage in engineering skills is widening. While there have been many reports on this topic, I haven’t seen one that provides an adequate solution to t... Read »

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    Ian C. Read, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at Pfizer, explains why creating the right culture is critical to a company’s long-term success. He explains how their unique ownership culture ‘OWNIT!’ has helped the organisation grow stronger.

    Culture Matters... and is a Key Growth Driver

    Ian C. Read on LinkedIn

    Creating the right culture is critical to a company’s long-term success. It enables an organization to attract and retain the most talented and dedicated colleagues, to maximize colleague engagement... Read »

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    “As digital tightens its grip on business models, new ways of working and organisational practices are migrating from the tech world into the wider business community as it undergoes the often fraught process of digital transformation. Enter the chief product officer, the executive charged with making sure it all runs smoothly.”

    The Rising Influence Of The Chief Product Officer

    Tess Bennett on Which-50

    Answering to the CEO, the CPO typically has a broad purview at the intersection of tech, user and business requirements. Read »

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    Some of the most important lessons are often revealed where we might least expect it, and often in the words of people who’ve walked distinctly different paths than our own up the corporate ladder.

    Working For Your Resume Or Your Eulogy

    on TRANSEARCH International

    Sometimes, if you listen intently enough, some of the most powerful lessons of your executive leadership career can come from some of the most unexpected places. Too often, it seems, global executives... Read »

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    Henrik Brabrand presents a simple plan to help you obtain a better understanding of yourself, identify your drivers and goals and create a new and more rewarding future.

    Build Your Executive Life Plan

    Henrik Brabrand on LinkedIn

    Most people - including executives at all levels - do not have a plan for their lives, and some even drift along and just let life happen to them. They may plan their careers or major projects like re... Read »

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    Experience is a gift for those who choose to learn from it, and those who learn how they must adapt in order to recognise how different situations, resources and people fit the current day and potential for tomorrow. Yet experience can also cut the wrong way when an executive leader uses experience as a default setting to stifle new ideas and extinguish the flames of innovation that may seem strange, unachievable or simply unfamiliar.

    Experience Can Be A Restrictive Default Setting

    on TRANSEARCH International

    Most global executives are promoted or recruited into new leadership roles because of the education they completed, the experience they gained and the insights they bring to new business opportunities... Read »

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    How 100 smart women discovered six unexpected benefits from an unlikely escape.

    Chris Toussaint on The Slade Report

    Playing a team sport like football is so much more than running around an oval and kicking a ball. 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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