The importance of picking the right leader

Posted on January 23, 2020 by TRANSEARCH International
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Choosing the right leader for any organisation is its most important business. Just ask employees and shareholders, and they will tell you that their experience and investment will hinge on whether they can follow the man or woman with the utmost accountability for future results. Customers, too, will weigh in but most often only if…

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Knowing when to change before it’s too late

Posted on January 16, 2020 by TRANSEARCH International
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One of the most difficult challenges today’s global executives face has everything to do with the shifting market dynamics that are already changing or threatening to disrupt legacy customer and distributor relationships. Consider the convergence of technology and financial pressures that will invariably drive major changes in how healthcare is delivered to patient populations. Then…

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ABCs of Leadership

Posted on December 19, 2019 by John O. Burdett
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AUTHENTICITY. How you turn up is more important than what you turn up with. One of life’s biggest challenges is to be ourselves. You can’t be somewhat authentic, part authentic and/or almost authentic. To be authentic is to be “all in.” It’s the gift we give to those we care about. It’s how we validate…

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Is it time to reevaluate your career mapping strategy?

Posted on November 21, 2019 by BlueSteps Career Services
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When was the last time you had your car serviced? Six months… a year… two years? You’ve probably done it more recently than two years, because you want to make sure your car continues to operate reliably and get you where you need to go. Something similar could be said about your career management strategy.…

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Leaders Leave a Legacy

Posted on November 14, 2019 by John O. Burdett
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In what amounts to a sad irony, a tree planted to celebrate the life of Beatle, George Harrison, was destroyed by, of all things, beetles. George died in 2001. He was only 58. Planted three years after his death, the twelve-foot tree in Griffith Observatory gardens, Los Angeles, had to be torn out. Below the…

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How to define your business culture (and why it’s important to know how things are really done around here)

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Sandra Brown

I often work with clients who say that cultural fit is important. Yet, when asked to explain their culture, they find it hard to put it into words. The understanding at Board level can vary greatly from that of the internal leadership team – which can also be an indicator that the Board is not…

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Do’s and Don’ts for a Video Interview

Posted on September 19, 2019 by BlueSteps Career Services
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Leading video conference tools (SKYPE, GoToMeeting and others) are becoming ubiquitous tools for recruiting.  You can make video and audio calls, exchange chat messages (using Skype’s software) on your computer and/or mobile device just over the internet. Many of the services are even available for free, or you can of course pay for added features.…

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The 7 Questions Every CEO Should Ask About Culture

Posted on September 5, 2019 by John O. Burdett
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Tony Hsieh, Zappos’s Founder – now owned by Amazon – preaches that an organization’s number one priority is culture. Brian Chesky, the co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, says, “It doesn’t matter how good your original product is, if you can’t build a great company around it, the product won’t endure.” When Satya Nadella took over…

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How to recruit top talent when they’re not looking for a career move

Posted on August 29, 2019 by Steven Pezim
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There’s a shortage of top talent around the globe, and the hunt for candidates is keeping CEOs up at night. In PwC’s 2017 global CEO survey, 77% of CEOs said they see the availability of key skills as the biggest threat to their business. Considering today’s disruptive business world, it’s never been more important to…

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8 Tips for success in your executive job search

Posted on August 22, 2019 by BlueSteps Career Services
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Most people have never been taught how to conduct an executive job search unless they have had the insight to work with an executive career coach. Research shows that the average executive spends 4 years in a job — and has as many as 12-15 jobs over the course of a career. You may thrive…

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