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The Value of Multicultural Teams in Leadership Development

Michaela Tod, Co-CEO Entertainment at ProSiebenSat.1 SE media company, spoke with Egon Zehnder's Andrew Roscoe about her leadership journey, the value of multicultural teams, and the impact the Executive Discovery Program had on her development as a leader.

The Call for Curiosity

Curious, bold leadership is not something you simply have or don’t have; you build upon what is there, you learn it and continue to constantly develop it.

Board Effectiveness Reviews: What the Board Can Learn from Looking in the Mirror

In the last decade, the oversight responsibilities of the board have taken on a new level of complexity. Disruptive business models can come from any direction, and the types of risks the board must monitor have multiplied.

Demand for African Talent Is Increasing

Many young African leaders are returning to their home countries, driven to build the continent’s economy. What’s at the root of this emerging trend, and what is the potential impact on France, a country that relies on African talent?

Making the Leap from CFO to CEO

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

Career Advice from Egon Zehnder's Akiba Smith-Francis

Egon Zehnder's Akiba Smith-Francis sat down with CLO Magazine for a Q&A on how she got into the coaching space and the lessons she’s carried with her throughout her career.

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.

You Can Take The M Out Of CMO But Your Marketing Skills Remain Steadfast To A Changing Role

Change is nothing new to the marketing function. In her latest Forbes piece, Egon Zehnder's Kristi Maynor discusses the necessary skills and traits for the next iteration of C(M)Os.

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.

No CEO is an Island

We often speak of CEOs as forces unto themselves, when in reality, there can be no CEO leaders without followers—and vice versa.

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