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Employers are increasingly finding it harder to fill management and executive positions. Companies with a clearly stated and authentic higher purpose have an advantage in the search for top talent.

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Leaders can take four steps to build a purpose-driven organization that leads to better business outcomes.

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Andrew Harding, managing director and CEO of Aurizon, shares his thoughts on current challenges CEOs are facing and his approach to succession planning.

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The real competition in the energy industry in the years ahead will be for a new kind of leadership.

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Even before the COVID-19 crisis, most pharma companies were struggling to make the most of digital. With operations radically changed by the crisis, getting the right digital leadership in place is more important than ever.

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Companies looking for CMOs have swung from seeking branding gurus to seeking technological wizards. The right approach lies straight down the middle.

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The COVID-19 crisis will force many companies into some form of restructuring. Keeping a few purpose-focused principles in mind can help boards and leadership teams emerge with more agile, innovative, and resilient organizations.

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Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, boards were facing a daunting mix of challenges that highlighted weaknesses in many traditional practices. To be fit for the future, boards must focus on their purpose, composition, and culture.

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The CPO role is gaining traction in the tech and fintech industries. What should companies consider when appointing one?

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In this podcast, Mike Puzziferri, retired deputy fire chief in the FDNY, shares his experience during the recovery and rebuilding after 9/11 and the lessons the FDNY learned to better prepare for future crises.

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Focusing on three principles will help leaders support a resilient workforce during the COVID-19 crisis, and do so in a way that will help the whole organization thrive in the long term.

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Analysis of how leaders approach customer-centricity suggests that some lower-level executives have lessons for the most senior.

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Rethinking how we describe leadership is a crucial step in finding and attracting the right leaders for today’s challenges.

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While progress has been made on building inclusive and supportive cultures for LGBTQ people in the workplace, further work is needed. In our interviews with four leading executives, they discussed four key practices that can help make this a reality.

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Despite the evidence that a diverse and inclusive workforce is connected to significant performance improvements, too few companies are seeing their D&I efforts pay off. In this report, we suggest a path forward for companies to close this gap between efforts and results.

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What HR leaders are seeing as their biggest challenges right now, and some proven principles that can help.

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Most boards don’t take the time to step back and rigorously review their own performance. Doing so will benefit not only the board but the organization as well.

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If a CEO is diagnosed with COVID-19, a board must be prepared to manage the unique consequences. The incoming CEO will benefit from keeping a few tested principles in mind in this unprecedented situation.

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A recent discussion event generated insights from female and male executives on building and sustaining a career in the sector.

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Through the COVID-19 crisis and after, leaders who can disrupt and challenge successfully can be important sources of organizational resilience.

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