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Organizations that find the right digital talent and align their transformation with local conditions and their business strategy will have the edge in the APAC region.

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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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In digital transformations, technology and processes are typically the focus, but companies overlook culture at their peril.

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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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More and more fintechs are seeking COOs, but figuring out who’s right for the role is harder than it seems.

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This year’s conference speakers discussed the interplay between humanity and technology, advising leaders to cultivate lifelong learning, establish a growth mind-set, and continue to develop their workforce to keep pace with emerging technology.

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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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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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Heidrick & Struggles’ survey of senior executives in healthcare and life sciences reveals top drivers of disruption and potential solutions.

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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 this podcast, Andrew Bester, CEO of The Co-operative Bank, discusses the challenges the consumer banking sector faces in a digital world and the steps The Co-op Bank is taking to overcome them, always putting customers first.

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To remain competitive and capture buy-side investments, sell-side brokers need to provide tailored offerings and a differentiated experience.

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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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Insurers’ traditional agent-led model is less and less able to keep up with consumer expectations. To succeed in the future, insurers will need to attract “digital natives” and give them opportunities to make a difference.

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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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With a few changes, any team can increase its speed and effectiveness.

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In this podcast, Piet Coelewij, CEO of Wehkamp, discusses the company’s transformation into a full e-commerce business and how having the right talent and culture in place has been key to its success.

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In conversations with more than 50 limited partners around the world, we found that industry leaders expect to see general partners take an increasingly sophisticated and effective approach to their talent agendas.

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In this podcast episode, Rainer Baumann, managing director for Head Group Digital and Information at Swiss Re, discusses the importance of organizational agility—and the steps to help develop it—to survive in today’s VUCA world.

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The demands of the CHRO role have changed drastically in the past five years. Today, the CHRO has become a next-generation chief transformation officer. What qualities do CHROs need to succeed?

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