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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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    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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    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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    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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    Kathy Simmons presents three strategies you can employ now to ensure you are successfully managing your career for the long haul, not just for today.

    Executive Career Management: Three Strategies For Doing It Right

    Kathy Simmons on Forbes

    You’re a busy professional. Maybe you're already in a C-level position, or perhaps you’re well on your way there. You live and breathe management, it's your job. Your day-to-day concerns include e... 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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    Grant White, Director at TRANSEARCH Australia, presents key take-outs from the Annual State of Shared Services & Outsourcing Industry Survey Results 2018.

    From Knowledge-based Work to Intelligent Automation: analysing emerging trends in Shared Services Organisations

    Grant White on LinkedIn

    Over the last few years, Shared Services Organisations (SSOs) – typically responsible for back-of-house processes such as Finance, Payroll, HR, and IT – have been embracing new technology with the... Read »

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    Darren Raycroft, Partner at The Bedford Consulting Group, highlights three key lessons on courting a new leader that can be learned from the recent case of Josh McDaniels, the offensive co-ordinator of this year’s Super Bowl runner-up the New England Patriots.

    How to court a new leader and not get burned like the Indianapolis Colts

    Darren Raycroft on The Globe and Mail

    Courting a new leader for your organization can be a lot like the search for a new head coach. A great example of what to do – and what not to do – is the recent case of Josh McDaniels, the offens... Read »

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    Detailed article by McKinsey that sets out 4 things they believe businesses need to concentrate on to advance ‘HR as a hard-edged function capable of understanding the drivers of strategy and deploying talent in support of it’.

    The CEO's guide to competing through HR

    Frank Bafaro, Diana Ellsworth, Neel Gandhi on McKinsey

    Technological tools provide a new opportunity for the function to reach its potential and drive real business value. A leading US healthcare company was struggling recently to recruit more nurses and ... Read »

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