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From Compliance to Commitment

From Compliance to Commitment

Mining companies are under pressure from a growing and diversifying range of stakeholders to be more sustainable. This report explores how companies can move… 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

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

 


 

Latest Insights

Motherhood Shaped Me into the Best Leader I Could Be

Motherhood Shaped Me into the Best Leader I Could Be

Executive Search

For me, motherhood has been about acknowledging my previous life while embracing a new one—as a human and as a leader. Read more

Time to Transform the “Traditional” HR Operating Model?

Time to Transform the “Traditional” HR Operating Model?

Human Resources

Today, there are HR operating model experiments as progressive as they are interesting. With curiosity piquing as HR collectively begins to reset using learnings… Read more

Semiconductor HR Leadership: The Talent Challenge in China

Semiconductor HR Leadership: The Talent Challenge in China

Semiconductors

For HR leaders in China, the growing competition for qualified semiconductor professionals poses one of the most pressing challenges they are facing today. Read more

Powering the Next Wave of Utility Leaders

Powering the Next Wave of Utility Leaders

Energy & CleanTech

Electric utilities have an unprecedented opportunity to modernize and transform the country’s grid, but it will take a committed approach to talent and culture… Read more

The Future of Talent Management in Biopharma

The Future of Talent Management in Biopharma

Health

Biopharma HR leaders share how they are taking a fresh look at developing and engaging their leaders as we emerge from the pandemic. Read more

Four Ways to Move Your Sustainability Agenda Forward

Four Ways to Move Your Sustainability Agenda Forward

Sustainability

As companies gear up to incorporate sustainability more holistically, we outline practical actions leaders can take to make progress on sustainability goals. Read more

Shaping Associates into Equity Partners

Shaping Associates into Equity Partners

Legal Consultancy Services

The journey to making equity partner in a law firm is both fraught with challenges and full of learning opportunities. Read more

Virtual Leadership: How Executives Can Bridge the Virtual Gap

Virtual Leadership: How Executives Can Bridge the Virtual Gap

Digital Transformation

As the dust of the receding pandemic settles and we try to come to terms with the emerging realities of the new normal, the… Read more

The Future of Retail

The Future of Retail

CFO & Audit Chair

Retail companies have been permanently changed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Consumer behaviors have shifted, employees have embraced different ways of working and investors continue… Read more

In Start-up Talent, Cycle Timing is Key

In Start-up Talent, Cycle Timing is Key

Biotechnology

Hiring in the start-up world is no longer a linear path, and leaders will need to stay ahead of their future needs when it… Read more

Leading the Future of Mobility: The Human Challenges Ahead

Leading the Future of Mobility: The Human Challenges Ahead

Mobility & Automotive

Culture, Purpose and Process all arise as key considerations for talent as the industry sees new disrupting trends Read more

Hacking Leadership in the Tech Industry

Hacking Leadership in the Tech Industry

Technology Officers

The tech industry is under the regulatory spotlight in the United States. Can leaders strike the right balance between compliance and growth as challenges… Read more

Product Management: Going from Good to Great

Product Management: Going from Good to Great

Technology Officers

At the Product Management Festival, we talked about the changes and opportunities facing product managers. If you’re a product manager, how can you go… Read more

Reprogramming Fintech Talent in Turkey

Reprogramming Fintech Talent in Turkey

Technology Officers

To remain competitive in the fintech industry, companies will need to adapt their talent strategy as the environment and conditions around them change. Read more

Striking Out on C-Suite Candidates?

Striking Out on C-Suite Candidates?

Leadership Advisory

Adult Development Theory is a key way to reduce employee turnover, improve interactions between CEOs and boards and integrate new employees. Read more

It’s a New Year: Time to Tune Up the Product Function

It’s a New Year: Time to Tune Up the Product Function

Technology Officers

Product is often at the core of how to best align the organization as product sits at the intersection of what’s possible and what… Read more

Trusting the Process: The Rewards of Early Succession Planning

Trusting the Process: The Rewards of Early Succession Planning

CEO Search & Succession

The importance of succession planning has rarely been more important. From 2022 and on, it is widely predicted that the frequency of CEO successions… Read more

CEOs at the Vanguard of Sustainable Growth

CEOs at the Vanguard of Sustainable Growth

Sustainability

A sizeable minority of CEOs—one in four of those who participated in our survey—say that sustainability is already a major driver of their decisions.… Read more

The Human Power of the Energy Transition

The Human Power of the Energy Transition

Energy & CleanTech

There are fundamental challenges in the energy industry today on all fronts, which require new approaches and awareness for winners to identify and unlock… Read more

FUTURE OF LEADERSHIP

FUTURE OF LEADERSHIP

Leadership Advisory

What consequences does the "VUCA world" have on the way in which leadership can be mapped out in future? What are the consequences for… Read more

We Need Leaders, Not Just Lawyers

We Need Leaders, Not Just Lawyers

Legal Consultancy Services

Lawyers have traditionally been hired for their legal expertise – their knowledge of rules, governance and regulations, their negotiating skills, their ability to navigate… Read more

Setting a New Direction for HR

Setting a New Direction for HR

Human Resources

HR was never easy. But the sudden changes that the pandemic generated require great determination to rewrite the rules of the function and truly… Read more

Corporate Governance Exchange: Former President of PepsiCo Inc, Zein Abdalla, on the Nominations Committee and Leadership Transition

Corporate Governance Exchange: Former President of PepsiCo Inc, Zein Abdalla, on the Nominations Committee and Leadership Transition

Leadership Advisory

Read on for the key takeaways from an engaging discussion on the future of cultivating and transitioning leaders, from CEOs to board members. Read more

Guts & Data: The Talent Retail Needs to Serve the Post-Pandemic Consumer

Guts & Data: The Talent Retail Needs to Serve the Post-Pandemic Consumer

Retail, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Post-pandemic Retail is emerging to be a noisy place, and product relevancy has never been more critical, or more difficult, to achieve. Is your… Read more

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