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Four Tips for Effective Succession Planning

by Peter Thies A CEO blows out because of a scandal. Or, s/he becomes ill. The company is facing stiff competition and it’s not growing.  There are plenty of reasons why the expiration date on a CEO is often sooner than … Continue reading

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Leadership Turnover, Faulty Planning & Value Destruction

By Peter Thies There are a lot of CEOs without jobs. Companies are turning over their CEOs at the fastest clip since the recession, according to executive search firm Spencer Stuart.  CEO tenure has dropped to 4.8 years, according to … Continue reading

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Growth Junkies More Important than Growth Markets?

by Peter Thies Ask anyone to describe the current post-recession economy and they’ll give a terribly unexciting answer: “sideways”, “sluggish” and “creeping upward”.   Ho-hum… According to the Conference Board’s Global Economic Outlook 2012, annual growth rates in emerging/developing economies from … Continue reading

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Popular Cross Generational Video Training Nips Conflict

And in one corner, you have the Boomers and what they think of Millennials: “They’re so lazy. They don’t have a good work ethic” Squaring off on the other side, you have the Millennials and what they think of Boomers: … Continue reading

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Leaders Life Report and Sharing Results of Choices and Decision-Making

Recently David Brooks of New York Times called out to readers over 70 to send him a Life Report. He wants to share these with readers, especially the young, who wonder about life’s lessons. Think about this in the context … Continue reading

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Leaders of Turnarounds and Surviving Change

Editor’s Note: While this article is about CEOs the leadership advice applies to anyone in a leadership position. by Marshall Goldsmith When times are tough, becoming a new leader or CEO from outside the organization is both a blessing and … Continue reading

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Is Your Talent Sitting on the Bench or Dis-Engaged?

by Marshall Goldsmith Finding, retaining, and developing talent is one of the toughest business challenges executives face. It’s made even tougher because many of the practices executives use don’t work in today’s uncertain environment. With the absence of job security … Continue reading

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