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5 traits of highly adaptive leadership teams

“With the flattened hierarchies of today’s distributed corporate environment, the model of the heroic leader who single-handedly produces results through sheer force of will has become obsolete. Leadership at the top is now a team sport. CEOs rely on senior-level teams to accomplish important goals, manage change, and help spread the company’s priorities and values […]

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Building a robust, productive team

Lately on the blog, we’ve been diving into the book Die Empty by Todd Henry. Todd Henry is the founder of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams be prolific, brilliant and healthy. If you’re an organisation that’s looking to leverage the talents of your team members and get them more engaged […]

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Helping your team become better planners

Last time on the blog, we began a discussion on some principles featured in the book Die Empty by Todd Henry. Leaders especially will thrive as a result of absorbing the material that Henry presents, particularly where it concerns bringing out the fullest potential in the people you lead. That’s because in Die Empty, Henry […]

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How to reach your full potential

“Each day that we postpone difficult tasks and succumb to the clutter that chokes creativity, discipline, and innovation results in a net deficit to the world, our organizations, and ourselves. Die Empty is a tool for people who aren’t willing to put off their most important work for another day. Todd Henry explains the forces […]

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3 important phases of succession planning

Continuing our series on succession planning (read part 1 here and part 2 here), today’s blog discusses some of the essential steps in the actual succession plan development process.   First, let’s take another look at what succession planning is: A “deliberate and systematic effort” designed to ensure the continued effective performance of an organization, […]

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4 things to do before starting the succession planning process

Last time on the blog, we discussed some of the benefits organisations could experience simply by having a succession plan in place. These benefits include a significant increase in employee engagement and a higher number of identified, well-developed leaders on board. You can read the full article here. Over the next few posts, we’ll discuss […]

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3 reasons your company should begin succession planning

Does your organisation have a succession plan in place? If not, you may want to consider developing one. Based on a recent report from Software Advice—an online reviewer of talent management technology—organisations that have succession plans in place tend to yield great results including: A higher number of identified, well-developed leaders on board A long-term commitment […]

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Is your organisation focusing on the right leadership traits?

This is the final installment in a series we’ve been featuring about key leadership traits based on a report published earlier this year by McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. “Over 90 percent of CEOs are already planning to increase investment in leadership development,” the report reads, “because they see it as the […]