Thought Leadership


Why Leaders Must Be Willing To Be Wrong

There's a lot on the mind of today's global executive leader. Investing for growth. Opening new markets. Innovating. Growing top-line revenue and bottom-line profitability. Staying current with emerging trends, and keeping ahead of the competition. Keeping the right people focused on the biggest priorities.
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Passing The Authenticity Test

What can you tell me about yourself? Note that this question doesn't address all the qualities and qualifications that might make you an exemplary global executive. Rather, this is the kind of simple, straightforward question that potential clients and buyers sometimes ask to explore who you really are, what you're committed to, and what you prioritize in business and in life, too.
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Aligning Work and Life Beyond The Corporate Office

Over the past decade, much has been written about executives' desire to achieve more balance between their work and life responsibilities beyond the corporate office. Yet while many aspire to work fewer hours and spend more of their time engaged in family and leisure pursuits, few achieve the equilibrium they want and need.
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Why Skills And Experience Matter Less At The Executive Level

Among the very first things a Chief Executive or corporate hiring authority is likely to inquire about when considering a candidate for a critical management role are the issues of 'What have they done?' and 'Where have they done it?'
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The Case For Aligning Business Leaders And Politicians

The future of national economies, corporate enterprises and politicians' careers are linked now and must be even more closely aligned in the years to come in order to grow the global economy, create jobs and create stability in challenging times.
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"FIT": The Misnomer Of The Year

Did you know that Oxford American Dictionaries recently declared the 2012 Word of the Year is "GIF"? As in "to create a GIF (computer) file of an image or video sequence". Pop culture likes tinkering with edgy wordplay, even in the workplace. But while some re-imaginations serve to enrich our corporate speak, others may diminish insightful conversation.
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'Mis-hires' and how to avoid them

In today's hyper-competitive business environment, organisations can ill afford to "mis-hire" - especially at the senior-most levels. Yet, bad hiring decisions are made all the time.These mis-hires are costly, disruptive, demoralising and difficult to undo. The Globe and Mail spoke with executive recruiter Hart Hillman, senior partner leading the global technology search practice for TRANSEARCH...
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How to Hire the Right Person: 5 Quick Tips

Most leaders like to think they have the hiring process wired - define the need, reach out to your network, interview three candidates and hire the best one. Honestly, we wish it could always be that simple, and for some roles, it is. So why do some of these new hires quit or worse, have to be terminated after a year? Something was missing. Over the years we've created a checklist that should...
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The Best Business Leaders Start With This

An often mis-attributed but widely circulated business quotation speaks precisely of the kind of mettle that today's business executives have to bring during challenging times: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
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Balancing Data And Judgment To Achieve Strategic Goals

It's been said that data provides a view of what's already happened but it cannot inform smart enterprise decision unless it is combined with executive judgment, perspective and experience. That may be common sense to most global business leaders. Yet if one considers the potential impacts of so-called 'Big Data', crowd-sourcing and viral consumer trends the threat of being swallowed up in a...
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