Category: leadership

When things are going well, it is pretty easy being a business leader

Here in Australia, as we rolled through March 2020, it was clear this would be a year of contrasts. Initially, organisations had to focus on keeping employees and their families safe and preserving operations and business continuity as best as possible while the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded. For many companies, lofty transformation programs were quickly replaced […]

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5 steps for building a next generation leadership strategy

Today’s business environment is rapidly shifting every few months. The most successful organisations of tomorrow will be dependent on having a strategy in place now to prepare their next C-suite executives to lead through the future shifts. To best leverage the capabilities of next generation talent today, organisations need to plan for the following: Map […]

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How to develop next generation talent that can lead through uncertainty and drive innovation

850 global business leaders were recently surveyed by the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) to explore their thinking around the most significant challenges and opportunities for building next generation leadership. Among the top priorities for every industry to develop next generation talent to lead through uncertainty and drive innovation? A focus on […]

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Four winning attributes of next generation leaders

C-suite executives today understand the imperative for agile and entrepreneurial leadership that can shake up old approaches to business. They seek talent that is empathetic and combines critical thinking with an innovative mindset. “We depend on attracting young talent that has the pulse of the market at any time, and that has the ability, drive […]

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Critical organisational drivers for identifying next gen leaders

Over 850 business leaders who participated in a survey for the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) consistently identified business continuity as the most pressing challenge when identifying next generation leaders. Globally and across industries, senior executives realise there is fierce competition for top talent who can lead in uncertainty, execute enterprise-wide digital […]

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