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    “Charles Darwin is long remembered for informing us, based on years of study as a naturalist and biologist, that it is not the strongest of the species that survives, but rather, the one most adaptable to change.”

    Creating An Environment For Innovation

    Dr. Johannes Burghold on LinkedIn

    If one were to ask Darwin, today, about what to expect on the road to a true breakthrough, it may well be that setting up the dynamics and environment for innovation must indeed come before the great ... Read »

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    “Are you managing your culture?” If any of the seven questions that follow receives a negative response, the answer is, almost certainly, “not so much.”

    John Burdett is a best-selling author on leadership and organisation culture, and is Leadership adviser to TRANSEARCH International. In “The 7 Questions Every CEO Should Ask About Culture” (PDF) John explains in detail why you should ask yourself these 7 key questions about organisational culture.

    The 7 Questions Every CEO Should Ask About Culture

    John O. Burdett on TRANSEARCH International

    For a great organization, culture isn't an abstract or vague concept ... it's real ... it speaks to people. It's not a competitive advantage ... it's a competitive imperative. Read »

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    3 thought-provoking leadership development articles: “The Future of Leadership Development”, “Learn from People, Not Classes” and “We’re Giving Ownership of Development to Individuals”

    Educating the Next Generation of Leaders

    Mihnea Moldoveanu, Das Narayandas, Reid Hoffman, Chris Yeh, Ben Casnocha on Harvard Business Review

    The need for leadership development has never been more urgent. Companies of all sorts realize that to survive in today's volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment, they need leadership ... Read »

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    One of the biggest, and often unrecognised, benefits of executive coaching is the transformation of an individual who might not have been exerting their peak performance or were simply incapable of giving their best for some time. The turnaround of a key executive from low or inconsistent performer to a consistently high-impact player is an investment worth making.

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    Other than know-how in technology, which is a given, leadership competencies differ depending upon the role. That understood, five leadership competencies are emerging as having future primacy.

    John Burdett is a best-selling author on leadership and organisation culture, and is Leadership adviser to TRANSEARCH International. In this download (PDF) John explains in detail what leaders need to know now to embrace mastery in each of these competencies.

    Tomorrow's Leadership Will Be Different

    John Burdett on TRANSEARCH International

    We commonly see references to "the shortage of talent." Paradoxically, there is no shortage of talent. The growing number of business schools around the world, combined with the billions of dollars s... Read »

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    Leaders would be wise to recognise that reaching corporate goals in this business environment also depends on translating individual worker views and ideas upward and outward to understand how they can and should influence strategy.

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    Candidate experience is defined as the engagements and interactions a prospective employee has with the employer throughout the entire hiring process. There are many steps to create a positive candidate experience. Steven Pezim provides three key ingredients for success.

    Why The Candidate Experience Matters More Than Ever - And How To Improve It

    Steven Pezim on LinkedIn

    As any company looking for top talent knows, today’s candidates are in the driver’s seat. With the unemployment rate at a 40-year low in Canada and an ever-tightening labour market, employers need... Read »

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    Mental agility requires top leaders to abandon cognitive rigidity and absorb the full panoply of solutions to problems, especially those they have not encountered before.

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    Di Gillett, Director of TRANSEARCH International Australia, explains why it is important to welcome challenges as opportunities, and be prepared to take a risk.

    Change is not without risk

    Di Gillett on TRANSEARCH International Australia

    Having just celebrated Australia Day, and being married to an Australia Day Ambassador whose parents landed at Station Pier in Melbourne in the late 1940s, I am reminded that being brave, adventurous ... Read »

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    Louise Garver explains how to project your brand and value proposition in your resume and online.

    Executive Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles Refresher For 2019

    Louise Garver on BlueSteps

    Is your 2019 New Year’s Resolution to find a new and challenging executive role? If so, you will need to make sure your search strategy is effective, your resume meets best practices, and your Linke... Read »

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