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The Boardroom as Leadership Laboratory

CEOs struggle with developing their leadership teams; boardrooms are living labs for leadership experimentation. Why CEOs should expose their senior executives to board work as part of their leadership development.

Making the Leap from CFO to CEO

Ten tips from financial officers for how to prepare to take on the chief executive role.

An Ego Represents a Risk

In an exclusive interview with the Swiss Handelszeitung, Egon Zehnder Chairwoman Jill Ader explains why the ability to self-reflection is one of the most important attributes of a successful leader.

London SID Board Dinner: Autumn 2019

How has the role of the SID evolved since its inception 16 years ago—and where is it going?

Curiosity and Humility – Jill Ader interviewed by Switzerland’s Handelszeitung

What’s changing at the top level of corporate management? Jill Ader, Chairwoman of Egon Zehnder, provides insights in an interview with Swiss newspaper Handelszeitung. “When it comes to leadership, there is an incredible amount of change going on,” says Ader and points to the integrated leadership advisory service offered by Egon Zehnder. “

The Uncharted Leadership Voyage

The CEO turnover rate is at a record high and appears to be accelerating. How can we better prepare CEOs for today’s reality, where the steady state is disruption?

Overcoming Turbulence: How the Aviation Industry Can Soar

What are the biggest challenges facing aviation executives? We asked 30 experts across the industry, from airline carriers to travel tech companies, to find out.

The CEO Insights Series

The CEO Insights Series shares our latest and best thinking on the most definitive topics affecting CEO leadership and performance today.

The CEO Magazine – Everything a New CEO Needs to Know

Is a new CEO equipped for their uniquely broad and demanding role? A 2018 report by Egon Zehnder suggests many are not. Four hundred and two CEOs from 11 countries were surveyed – and 273 of them admitted that, in hindsight, they weren’t fully prepared. Together, they are running companies with a total of US$2.6 trillion in sales.

Poor Succession Planning Is a Major Cause of Problems in Family Companies

How family businesses can overcome egos and internal conflicts to find their next leader--and put a succession plan in place before it's too late.

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