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Confronting the Challenge of Attracting and Retaining African Scientists to the Continent

Confronting the Challenge of Attracting and Retaining African Scientists to the Continent

Africa is ripe for increasing biomedical research and development; however, many African diaspora scientists have gone abroad for other opportunities. Many who do want… Read more

I’m a Great Leader Because I’m LGBTQ+…Not in Spite of It

I’m a Great Leader Because I’m LGBTQ+…Not in Spite of It

As global leadership advisors, we see first-hand that the coming out experience is a transformative leadership moment. Whether you come out early in life… Read more

In Conversation with  Kellogg Business School's Jim Stengel

In Conversation with Kellogg Business School's Jim Stengel

Brand purpose has come a long way in 25 years. Jim Stengel talks about the importance of measuring brand purpose so that it can… Read more

Four CFO Trends to Watch

Four CFO Trends to Watch

Over the past year, colleagues and I have had dozens of discussions with CFOs to understand how they have been navigating the pandemic and… Read more

Limiting Loneliness: A Self-Help Guide for Executive Extroverts

Limiting Loneliness: A Self-Help Guide for Executive Extroverts

As executives assume positions of increasing seniority, their peer set falls away, leaving fewer confidantes and sounding boards. What’s a poor executive extrovert to… Read more


 


 

 

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Proudly Resilient: The Value of Being Out in the Boardroom

Proudly Resilient: The Value of Being Out in the Boardroom

Out Leadership Founder Todd Sears is joined by two phenomenal leaders, Lisa Blais, who leads the US Board Practice for Egon Zehnder, and pioneering… Read more

Why Succession Planning Begins on Day One

Why Succession Planning Begins on Day One

At India's first Corporate Governance Exchange event, Douglas Baillie, former CEO of Hindustan Unilever and currently a director at Huhtamaki and Airtel Africa, shares… Read more

Flexible Working Is Here to Stay

Flexible Working Is Here to Stay

Now is the time to lay the groundwork for the best working practices of the future – because we can safely assume that this… Read more

The Art of Being Your Best Self: How to Thrive, Make Friends, and Influence People in a Post-Pandemic World

The Art of Being Your Best Self: How to Thrive, Make Friends, and Influence People in a Post-Pandemic World

What is your superpower and how do you tell your own story? Egon Zehnder’s Simmi Singh answers that question and more in this webinar… Read more

CEO Succession Planned Well in Advance: The Perspective of The Board

CEO Succession Planned Well in Advance: The Perspective of The Board

CEOs are the mainstay of their companies – both externally and internally. They hold primary responsibility for developing and implementing forward-looking strategies and evolving… Read more

You're a Marketer. So Why Isn't Your Own Brand Distinctive?

You're a Marketer. So Why Isn't Your Own Brand Distinctive?

You're a marketer. So why isn't your own brand distinctive? The first question to start with when thinking about your own brand is a… Read more

 


 

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The Unspoken Rules of Expatriation: Lessons from France and Italy

The Unspoken Rules of Expatriation: Lessons from France and Italy

Financial Officers

Embarking on the expatriation journey is both challenging and rewarding, but it requires high doses of self-awareness, communication, and compassion. Read more

In Conversation with Elizabeth Ames, CEO of Women In Product

In Conversation with Elizabeth Ames, CEO of Women In Product

Technology Officers

Women are still deeply under-represented in Product leadership. We sat down with Women In Product’s CEO, Elizabeth Ames, to discuss the issues facing women… Read more

Ethical Boardroom - How a pandemic and societal pressures are altering Latin American boardrooms

Ethical Boardroom - How a pandemic and societal pressures are altering Latin American boardrooms

Board Consulting

Egon Zehnder’s 2020 Global Board Diversity Tracker, which analyses companies with a market cap of €6billion, put the number of board seats held by… Read more

CIO – IT navigates the ‘Great Resignation’

CIO – IT navigates the ‘Great Resignation’

Technology Officers

With the pandemic causing many to reevaluate lives and career, IT organizations must embrace creative work models and source from new venues to stem… Read more

CIO – Hispanic IT leaders pioneer new paths to the top

CIO – Hispanic IT leaders pioneer new paths to the top

Technology Officers

Despite increased focus on diversity in today’s IT, Hispanics are still grappling with how to stand out, yet blend in, in what remains a… Read more

Goodbye to groupthink

Goodbye to groupthink

Diversified perspectives make for better solutions. Read more

We are Egon Zehnder

We are Egon Zehnder

Egon Zehnder helps to solve complex questions with human answers Read more

Leading Through the Unexpected

Leading Through the Unexpected

Financial Officers

The chief financial officer position was already being recalibrated before COVID-19 struck, however, the global pandemic demonstrated in real time how the CFO’s role… Read more

Reflecting on 20 Years at Egon Zehnder

Reflecting on 20 Years at Egon Zehnder

On the 20th anniversary of a successful partnership with the Firm I chose as my second home, I confess that on one hand it… Read more

A View Like No Other

A View Like No Other

Financial Officers

Retail CFOs share how their roles are evolving, what they learned from the pandemic, and the broader influence CFOs can have both inside and… Read more

Gathering in Canada: HR Leaders as Backbone of Resilient Organizations

Gathering in Canada: HR Leaders as Backbone of Resilient Organizations

Human Resources

Egon Zehnder and Professor Joshua Margolis (Unit Head of Organizational Behavior at Harvard Business School and Chair of Program for Leadership Development) recently organized… Read more

Confronting the Challenge of Attracting and Retaining African Scientists to the Continent

Confronting the Challenge of Attracting and Retaining African Scientists to the Continent

Health

Africa is ripe for increasing biomedical research and development; however, many African diaspora scientists have gone abroad for other opportunities. Many who do want… Read more

Combining a Bird’s-Eye View with a Laser Focus for Real DEI Impact

Combining a Bird’s-Eye View with a Laser Focus for Real DEI Impact

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Egon Zehnder were delighted to welcome a group of HR Directors to an intimate gathering to discuss their perspectives, the challenges faced and possible… Read more

Egon Zehnder Snapshot on a sustainability study of European Boards

Egon Zehnder Snapshot on a sustainability study of European Boards

Sustainability

Companies adopt more socially and ecologically sustainable practices when the board includes women and environmental experts and when younger members are elected to the… Read more

Proudly Resilient: The Value of Being Out in the Boardroom

Proudly Resilient: The Value of Being Out in the Boardroom

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Out Leadership Founder Todd Sears is joined by two phenomenal leaders, Lisa Blais, who leads the US Board Practice for Egon Zehnder, and pioneering… Read more

Psychological Safety: Digging Deep Within

Psychological Safety: Digging Deep Within

Leadership Advisory

Examining psychological safety, why it boosts performance, and why it matters. Read more

I’m a Great Leader Because I’m LGBTQ+…Not in Spite of It

I’m a Great Leader Because I’m LGBTQ+…Not in Spite of It

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

As global leadership advisors, we see first-hand that the coming out experience is a transformative leadership moment. Whether you come out early in life… Read more

Four CFO Trends to Watch

Four CFO Trends to Watch

Financial Officers

Over the past year, colleagues and I have had dozens of discussions with CFOs to understand how they have been navigating the pandemic and… Read more

Hum Work. How We Work and Lead <i>Now</i>.

Hum Work. How We Work and Lead Now.

Leadership Advisory

There is no downplaying the damage wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic on lives, livelihoods, and mental health. Read more

Why Succession Planning Begins on Day One

Why Succession Planning Begins on Day One

Board Advisory

At India's first Corporate Governance Exchange event, Douglas Baillie, former CEO of Hindustan Unilever and currently a director at Huhtamaki and Airtel Africa, shares… Read more

Waiting for G-Force

Waiting for G-Force

Financial Services

In the quest for a more sustainable world, Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) principles continue to be a force for change. But experts… Read more

Limiting Loneliness: A Self-Help Guide for Executive Extroverts

Limiting Loneliness: A Self-Help Guide for Executive Extroverts

Leadership Advisory

As executives assume positions of increasing seniority, their peer set falls away, leaving fewer confidantes and sounding boards. What’s a poor executive extrovert to… Read more

Establishing New Culture in Legal Departments: Summary of Article

Establishing New Culture in Legal Departments: Summary of Article

Legal Consultancy Services

General Counsels (GCs) are in an unique position to transform culture. By taking on four types of leadership roles, GCs can become cultural leaders,… Read more

Flexible Working Is Here to Stay

Flexible Working Is Here to Stay

Human Resources

Now is the time to lay the groundwork for the best working practices of the future – because we can safely assume that this… Read more

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