A mindset dictates the information you take in and use to make sense of and navigate situations you encounter - it drives what you do and why. Which ones should you help your leaders develop?
Coaching is a given in virtually every form of endeavour where excellence is the benchmark of success. However, research suggests that only about one-third of CEOs receive formal coaching. Coaching mastery draws on a robust coaching model, meaningful executive experience, cultural relevance, interpersonal sensitivity and mental agility. John Burdett explains the benefits of coaching and presents a 'Coaching the CEO' template.
Accenture and the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program propose three dimensions of skill development that workers and employers should pursue together to achieve the full potential of the 'missing middle'.
"By taking bold actions to invest in its people, lead in innovation, and protect and augment workers, the United States can cultivate this historic opportunity to generate broadly shared prosperity."
The demand for skilled leadership exceeds supply worldwide and the pressure is high for organisations to find and retain top talent. Ulrich F. Ackermann, Chair at TRANSEARCH International, is interviewed alongside other global AESC leaders for the most recent Executive Talent magazine to discuss the tremendous growth in the executive search and leadership consulting profession.
"… you can take charge of your career trajectory by scouting for early signs of industry volatility and getting ahead of them …"
The best business minds of our times have understood that people are critical to success. A great HR leader is arguably still the most valuable person in an organisation, but what has changed is the function of the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) role in today's age of disruption. Darren Raycroft explains some of the more specific challenges facing today's CHRO.