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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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    “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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    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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    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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    Hunt Scanlon Media focuses on the issue of diversity at the C-level identified from a landmark study by TRANSEARCH International that looked at more than 3,000 C-level appointments representing 10 industry groups across North America.

    Diversity Hiring Is Lagging At CEO and CFO Levels

    on Hunt Scanlon Media

    Across the executive ranks, five times more men than women were appointed to new positions, according to a just released report issued by TRANSEARCH International. Read »

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    James Cassidy explains the importance of the talent acquisition process in terms of ensuring cultural fit. James applies his own experiences working for Samsung, and the efforts he spent on employee relations and retention; in particular in a Senior HR managerial role in Recruitment and Retention of foreign employees. A thoroughly fascinating read.

    Assessing Cultural Fit at Samsung

    James Cassidy on LinkedIn

    I can still remember speaking with a Korean friend after finishing an arduous panel interview at Samsung in the Summer of 1995. I had been attending a Korean language summer program at Yonsei Universi... Read »

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    Amy Perrone focuses on 8 tips to catch a recruiter’s attention via your email, cover letter, and resume.

    How to Catch the Attention of Executive Recruiters: Part One

    Amy Perrone on BlueSteps

    A strong relationship with executive recruiters is a key part of an executive career management strategy, although for many catching their attention seems like a daunting task. But, there are a number... Read »

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    39 companies that are recognised as excellent employers share their employee retention strategies.

    Employee Retention Strategies: 39 Companies’ Key Methods for Retaining Talent

    Peter Banerjea on Time Doctor

    It's a troubling moment, isn't it? When a valued employee tells you that he or she has found a better opportunity? Employee retention is one of the biggest challenges that companies are facing today. Read »

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    Company cultures need to constantly adapt to changing economies and industries. Getting that culture to begin to move, starts with the organisation’s leaders.

    Change Your Leaders To Change Your Culture

    Jack Zenger on Forbes

    How would you describe the culture of your organization? Some might say, "It's the smell of the place, or, “It’s how things are done around here." Research done on culture and organizational perfo... Read »

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