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Learn the practices that separate high-performing from underachieving teams — and how to master them.

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Heidrick & Struggles is a proud sponsor for the 2017 NACD Global Leaders Summit, the largest director forum in the world.

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Subject matter experts, including Heidrick & Struggles vice chairman Ted Dysart, discussed the right mix of knowledge and insight for executives at the NACD Leading Minds of Governance–East forum.

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Boards increasingly recognize the importance of addressing environmental, social, and governance concerns to ensure long-term success. But they may be overlooking crucial matters of talent that can help to optimize their efforts.

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Surprising as it sounds, many executives fail to grasp how diversity is relevant to meeting their day-to-day responsibilities. Time for that to change.

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Far too many internal training programs waste money and align poorly with the company’s long-term strategy. They can do better.

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Disruption is here to stay, and many companies are failing to keep pace. A multiyear research effort highlights ways companies, teams, and leaders can mobilize, execute, and transform with agility.

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From coaching CEOs to working with peers, there is an art to giving professional advice.

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Boards can secure valuable competitive advantage by addressing the factors that speed up, or delay, organizational performance at each stage of a merger or acquisition.

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A survey of senior executives in the Asia Pacific region examines companies’ willingness to retain or change reporting-line structures, and the talent factors driving these important decisions.

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As Rome’s leaders found, talented individuals are the lifeblood of successful teams—but they must be united in a common purpose, lest the blood is spilled on the wrong side of the battleground.

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A look at three of William Shakespeare’s well-known historical dramas highlights leadership archetypes that have relevance for 21st-century CEOs.

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A closer look at the works—and business career—of William Shakespeare offers lessons for contemporary leaders of all stripes.

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The founder of Australian theater company Bell Shakespeare reflects on the importance of forging a strong team, embracing a culture of learning, and, when necessary, dealing with people who put the organization at risk.

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Dynegy CEO Robert Flexon discusses a culture ‘restart’ that helped restore a once-mighty Houston energy company to the power elite.

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Dynegy CEO Robert Flexon discusses a successful turnaround strategy that included a culture ‘reset’ as a critical pillar to create a winning, agile mind-set that has propelled three-fold growth.

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The divergent experiences of two banks illustrate the importance of organizational agility and serve as a cautionary reminder that, whatever the industry, pace decides the winners.

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Smart leaders shape their company’s culture — instead of allowing the culture to shape the company.

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High-achieving teams enjoy a significant boost in performance over under-achieving teams. Here’s how they do it.

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Incremental improvement is not enough to stay ahead of disruptive competitors. Winning requires continual transformation.

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