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Digital transformation requires senior leaders and board directors that can develop a clear digital strategy and address the talent, operational and cultural changes to elevate their business. To fill these positions, the traditional model of selecting candidates on core competences is not enough.

From direct experience as a senior management headhunter, Paola Maria Caburlotto highlights the importance of new agile leadership recruitment approaches to finding the right candidates.

Recruiting the Right People to Lead Innovation
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A question top executives should be asking is,

"Why do my best people stay?"

What does it take to keep the best employees engaged, enthused about the work, their individual status in the organisation, and the positive WHY of the organisation?

We may all have our personal opinions and guesses about why people stay, but the best source of that information is the employees themselves.

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In a world of uncertainty the only thing that is predictable is that your strategy will be "subject to correction." Long after the strategy has been shredded, what will endure is the culture. The new reality - culture enables strategy.

John Burdett, Leadership adviser to TRANSEARCH International
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For a great organisation, 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.

To survive is to adapt. "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."

The 7 Questions Every CEO Should Ask About Culture
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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.