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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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    “We offer guidance for choosing the best type, tone, sequence, and framing of questions and for deciding what and how much information to share to reap the most benefit from our interactions, not just for ourselves but for our organizations.”

    The Surprising Power of Questions

    Alison Wood, BrooksLeslie K. John on Harvard Business Review

    Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike pro... 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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    How To Lead For A Hard Future

    Rasmus Hougaard on Forbes

    In the book No Ordinary Disruption, the three authors - all directors of the McKinsey Global Institute - reported findings from years of analysis of the changes taking place on our planet. Their findi... Read »

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    Here are some stimulating minds on leadership to get you thinking.

    New Leadership Mindset

    Peter Fisk on LinkedIn

    Leadership matters more than ever in today’s frantic and fantastic markets. More change in the next decade than the last 250 years. More uncertainty, yet also more possibilities than ever before. We... Read »

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    Henrik Brabrand explains what an effective leadership team does, and provides key elements that need to be in place for that leadership team to run effectively.

    What makes an effective leadership team?

    Henrik Brabrand on LinkedIn

    Leadership teams can be the difference-maker. They can be key to tying organizations together and accelerating the development- and implementation capabilities of an organization, and they can be inst... 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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    There is a talent and performance multiplier premium for organisations that build their culture and leadership team around exceptionally talented and committed leaders. Here are a few pointers on how to re-energise a leadership team for maximum impact.

    Tips For Re-energising Your Leadership Team

    Jack McGuinness on Chief Executive

    All leadership teams have the opportunity to serve as force multipliers for their organizations where the team’s impact goes far beyond the contributions of individual team members. Leadership teams... Read »

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    Never has talent been more mobile, and never has the mobility of talent been more critical for business success. This report uses data from a survey of 366,000 people in 197 countries and a simultaneous survey of 6,000 recruiters to “understand what has changed about people’s job preferences and attitudes toward mobility.”

    Decoding Global Talent 2018

    Rainer Strack, Mike Booker, Orsolya Kovács-Ondrejkovic, Pierre Antebi, David Welch on The Boston Consulting Group

    Ask leaders at big companies what worries them, and one of the first things they’ll mention is the challenge of managing a workforce at a time of rapid change. Jobs being transformed by automation a... 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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