Finesse your career prospects so you are positioned to evolve in a sphere where there is room to grow. At some point in your career, this may mean targeting an industry that has richer prospects than the one you have come to know. John Ryan explains what to keep in mind as you tool your reinvention.
An undercurrent throughout this year's AEC Advisor's Chief Executive Summit in Manhattan was looming concerns around political upheaval and a softening economy. Pervasive topics of conversation included how leaders might prepare for an uncertain future, and how a business downturn might manifest itself. Chris Swan, Managing Director with TRANSEARCH International, helped sponsor this inaugural event and explains how leaders can prepare for a potential downturn.
The challenge culture presents is that it is the behavioural equivalent of the water in a goldfish bowl. We mostly don't know that it's there but it, nevertheless, sustains life. The tools that TRANSEARCH International (powered by Orxestra®) uses provide a unique perspective regarding culture, performance, leadership and team 'fit'.
There is one fact of life that is impossible to ignore - tomorrow will be (very) different. More specifically, the rate of change is getting faster - and about to get much faster. It is a matter of adapt or perish.
Flexibility, a flatter structure, enhanced freedom to act, and a laser-like business focus represent part of the answer. Being faster, however, is ultimately all about how people learn.
In this excerpt from the book 'The A–Z of Organization Culture', John Burdett explains why the speed of learning is quickly becoming the ultimate competitive advantage, and presents several innovative ways of introducing effective learning experiences into your organisation.
The robust dialogue around leadership competencies required for turbulent times is undeniable. Often absent from this discussion … how to assess these competencies during an interview.
TRANSEARCH uses a unique process called TRANSEARCH Orxestra® Method to significantly minimise risks associated with executive hires.
When a more than 100-year-old speciality chemicals company needed to change to a proactive sales culture with a clear focus on target markets and emerging competitors they turned to TRANSEARCH. The challenge, to find a CCO capable of turning a proactive sales concept into a cohesive business strategy and action plan. The following case study explains how we helped.
In today's turbulent times we believe strongly that to lead is to employ the head, empower the hand, engage the heart and enrich the spirit. If one of the elements of the leadership dance is either missing or short-changed, mediocrity or more of the same is the best that can be hoped for. Learn more about the Orxestra® experience and creating tomorrow's leadership today.