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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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    The role of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) has evolved to meet the disruptive times we’re living in. Having the right person in charge of Human Resources has never been so critical. Enlightened CEOs also know that success hinges on who they have leading HR simply because the set of challenges facing the CHRO have never been so profound. Howard Pezim, Partner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Bedford Consulting Group Inc, explains more.

    Cannabis, Succession, & The War For Talent: Just 3 Reasons Why You Need To Rethink The CHRO

    Howard Pezim, Steven Pezim, Darren Raycroft, Frank Galati, John Marshal on LinkedIn

    Twenty years ago, when Jack Welch was the CEO at GE, and also when Lou Gerstner was the CEO at IBM, he knew that people and culture were critical to his success. They both knew that their HR leader wa... Read »

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    Is it important to you where you work? Roman Molek, Managing Partner at TRANSEARCH International, highlights the impact corporate culture has on each of us (in Czech).

    Is it important to you where you work?

    Roman Molek on ZaP Web

    Je pro vás důležité, kde pracujete? Jsem si jistý, že ano. V práci trávíme většinu svého života a spokojenost nebo nespokojenost se svou prací výrazně ovlivňuje, zda se cítíme šťa... Read »

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    Our Approach To Employee Engagement Is Not Working

    Naz Beheshti on Forbes

    A staggering 87% of employees worldwide are not engaged. Employee engagement is sometimes referred to as the holy grail for today’s business leader, and for good reason. According to Gallup a highly... Read »

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    Laurie Serafini discusses health and wellbeing in the workplace, and specifically how it is a top issue facing sports stars where their successes and failures are played out on an open stage for everyone to see.

    The agony and the ecstasy

    Laurie Serafini on The Slade Report

    It’s the last week in September – one of the most eagerly awaited weeks in the Australian sports calendar… AFL finals fever is palpable! Recently Slade Group and the Interchange Bench were fortu... Read »

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    What do leaders need to do to keep up with the velocity of change and position the organisation for long-term growth? Hank Prybylski suggests 4 things to keep in mind.

    Is Your C-Suite Equipped To Lead In The Transformative Age?

    Hank Prybylski on Forbes

    Many C-suites will struggle to lead in the Transformative Age. To be clear, it's not for a lack of the usual leadership skills - passion, humility, empathy, etc. that C-suites aren’t equipped to lea... Read »

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    “As digital tightens its grip on business models, new ways of working and organisational practices are migrating from the tech world into the wider business community as it undergoes the often fraught process of digital transformation. Enter the chief product officer, the executive charged with making sure it all runs smoothly.”

    The Rising Influence Of The Chief Product Officer

    Tess Bennett on Which-50

    Answering to the CEO, the CPO typically has a broad purview at the intersection of tech, user and business requirements. Read »

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    Just as CEOs lead companies, we each assumed the chief executive role for our own careers the minute we stepped out into the working world. In that capacity, we have to protect and nurture our interests and prospects, just like the big guys do.

    How To Transition Into A New Industry

    John Ryan on TRANSEARCH USA

    You deserve a job that has a lush potential for future growth. It’s waiting for you. Go out there and grab it. Read »

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    “We offer guidance for choosing the best type, tone, sequence, and framing of questions and for deciding what and how much information to share to reap the most benefit from our interactions, not just for ourselves but for our organizations.”

    The Surprising Power of Questions

    Alison Wood, BrooksLeslie K. John on Harvard Business Review

    Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike pro... Read »

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    Success, it has been observed, is the sum total of the confident decisions you make. Here are six ways to immensely improve your confidence in the workplace.

    Six ways to improve your workplace confidence

    Amanda Robar on The Slade Report

    The word confidence has been on the forefront of my mind lately. Whether you are conscious of if it or not, confidence is an incredibly powerful feeling/belief that significantly impacts the way you c... Read »

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