Opinion

Leaders not Victims by Mark Peter Kahn

Leaders not Victims

You could fill an aircraft hangar with all of the books written about leadership. They talk about vision, innovation, mission, responsibility, enabling others and so on. Get Out of The Victim Position First! I want to talk about just one quality – it has three elements to it – which for me is the foundation of… Read more »

Honesty: The cornerstone of a healthy corporate culture.

Corporate Culture

“Honesty is the best policy” has been a longstanding cliché in the English language. Because many high profile hard-ball types betray this mantra, business people are given a bad name when it comes to integrity and honesty. Contrary to such stereotypes, many of the greatest leaders in the current wave of emerging businesses hold honesty,… Read more »

Prepare your CEO for the first 100 Days

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If a board is well prepared the selection of a new CEO will signal the end of a long and comprehensive executive search process. However, it is just the start of a whole new process during which the new chief executive is acclimatised to the role. This period, usually a few days, is a crucial… Read more »

The power of Executive Networking

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Business events have traditionally been a hub of networking and partnership opportunities. Executive networking is a crucial part of any business operation; it enables one to establish contacts with potential clients, partners and future employers. But networking comes in many forms – from corporate and social events to digital engagement. The ability to network effectively… Read more »

Building A Talent Acquisition Brand

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This week, IIC Partners (Executive Headlines is the exclusive African partner) published a new white paper on “Building A Talent Acquisition Brand”which explores the role of talent acquisition departments in executive search and how clients can best enhance, leverage and structure their human capital strategy. A recent trend seen by executive search consultants has been the… Read more »