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Corporate leaders are in a quandary: feeling stuck by the lack of significant D&I progress despite meaningful investment and uncertain what to do next. What’s needed? An innovative approach to getting unstuck and gaining traction, driven by hard business considerations that will accelerate corporate performance.

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Developing a specific mix of leadership and organizational acumen among senior leaders is crucial to accelerating organizations’ digital transformation.

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Uncertain times call for adaptive strategic leaders. Six key skills are necessary for leaders to effectively navigate the unknown and think strategically.

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In this podcast, Alexis Nasard, CEO of Bata, discusses how the 124-year-old global footwear company stays adaptable and agile and uses strategic planning to win the retail innovation race.

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The role of CEO is both privileged and demanding—there’s little time to think about what lies ahead. So how do corporate leaders cope when stepping down, from loss of status to finding a new purpose in life? Here, five former CEOs share their perspectives.

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In this podcast, Adrian Gore, CEO and founder of Discovery Limited, discusses how the health insurance company leads with an authentic business purpose—helping people live longer and healthier lives—to inspire its people to innovate.

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A series of panel discussions at the annual conference focused on issues of cybersecurity and trust, the importance of having the right talent in the right places, leading complex organizations, and the increasing services trade, among other pressing topics for academic, corporate, and governmental leaders.

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New CEOs often struggle to hit the ground running. Executives who follow five steps can accelerate their progress toward becoming effective leaders of their organization.

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In this podcast, Doug Jackson, former CEO of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), discusses his 35 years within the Coca-Cola system and his journey as a leader, including his friendship with Nelson Mandela and the leadership lessons he learned from him.

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In an increasingly knowledge-based economy, talented people are ever more central to strategy. To stay ahead of the competition, CEOs must align the insights and interests of highly skilled experts with the goals of the organization.

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The destination may be the same, but research suggests that the path to the corner office varies across 12 Western European countries and the United States.

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This landmark report offers an overview of the case for inclusion of people with disabilities not only in the workforce but also in executive leadership roles. By recognizing the unique challenges faced by leaders with disabilities, organizations can build more comprehensive diversity policies to create an inclusive environment for all employees.

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In this podcast, Brett Gosper, CEO of World Rugby, discusses the company’s organizational and branding transformation and the important role that sports play in society.

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The Conference Board’s latest annual report, developed in collaboration with Heidrick & Struggles, tracks key trends in CEO succession practices at S&P 500 companies.

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PE-backed CEOs should ask themselves nine questions to keep their leadership team at peak performance.

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Four senior leaders share their insights and experiences on work—and life—after moving on from their high-profile roles.

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For directors, an understanding of leadership styles can enrich judgments and discussions about CEO performance, CEO candidates, and the kind of leadership needed in specific business situations.

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CHROs who work well with their CEOs have a lasting impact on the business.

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In our latest podcast, Jørn Lyseggen, founder and CEO of Meltwater, discusses the power of digital data to dramatically speed up decision making for businesses.

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In our latest podcast, Antonio Carrillo Rule, former CEO of Mexichem, discusses how the chemical and industrial company became a diversified global player.

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