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Shared Leadership: How It Can Make Your Organization Better
Sep 16, 2019

Due to the increasingly complex business world, many growing organizations introduce shared leadership. The philosophy of shared leadership lies in optimizing human capital to provide the best possible solution to various issues surrounding the organization. To be successful, shared leadership requires several conditions, which must be met.

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Presence Expanded in the Asia Pacific Region With a New Partner Office in Singapore
Jun 25, 2019

IMD International Search Group develops presence in the Asia Pacific region with a new partner office in Singapore. IMD is delighted to announce the membership of I Search Worldwide following our recent annual general meeting in Paris.

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Digital Transformation: A Top Issue
Apr 3, 2019

46% of executive search consultants believe that actualizing Digital transformation will be the number one business issue for their client organizations in 2019. #executivesearch #digitaltransformation

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How Toyota Kata Can Improve Your Company Culture
Apr 2, 2019

When you've just been appointed a leader, perhaps a managerial or a C-level position, there are things to improve, because every leadership position is different. For instance, if you had experiences in project management leadership, the skills are different from running a department in a day-to-day basis.

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Good Leadership or Great Leadership?
Feb 3, 2018

Leaders are everywhere. Good leaders are plenty. Great leaders are rare.

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Want to lead and succeed? You need a positive outlook
Jan 20, 2018

To lead successfully, a leader needs a positive outlook on life and career, because it would spill over to other areas, particularly when leading others.

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7 Biggest Challenges in Leading Remote Teams
Jan 14, 2018

Leading remote teams is challenging, but it doesn't mean it's more challenging than leading on-site teams. It's just different and requires different skill sets to lead successfully.

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10 ways to bridge cultural diversity
Dec 17, 2017

Whether you are a manager of a diverse group or managing in a foreign country, it is recommended to acknowledge and implement the following.

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How to keep conversations focused and on-track
Dec 13, 2017

. Before we can apply the most appropriate attention management strategies, we need to recognize the types of attention and the available tools. We also need to recognize the various internal conditions, such as emotional and psychological, that contribute to our inability to focus.

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Can you deal with negative emotions in the workplace?
Sep 3, 2017

A workplace can become an emotional place. It is where people of various backgrounds and temperaments must work together while showing the best traits of themselves and producing outputs of high value.

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6 Must-have multicultural management skills
Aug 13, 2017

Today’s workplace is much more diverse than twenty years ago. People from all kinds of background, including nationalities, ethnicities, and religions, can be found working together in an office. Besides, differences in education levels, self-perceptions (positive or negative), and social classes also contribute to the complexity of a modern workplace.

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You can’t lead if you don’t follow
Aug 6, 2017

It is true that leader leads and followers follow, but the separation between the two is a transparent veil, and sometimes there are overlaps between the two. The shift in culture and technology has influenced both leadership and followership considerably. This new shift provides an unprecedented opportunity for learning how to become a better leader by being a good follower.

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Can Non-Technical Managers Lead Technical Teams?
Jul 31, 2017

Technologies play a major role in the business world. More technological changes have been and will continue to be implemented in large, medium, and small companies. Confirming this, the U.S. Department of Labor predicts that the number of technical positions will rise by 22 percent by 2020.

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There is a secret to success: A single trait that distinguishes successful people and it’s simple.
Jun 4, 2017

You can and need to train yourself to be disciplined. Marathoners don't run marathons because they are disciplined. They are disciplined because they run marathons.

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You Need an Action Board for Your Vision Board
May 29, 2017

If you start a vision board add an action board. Finish with an infinite passion for remaining successful by achieving daily goals after daily goals. Otherwise, your vision board is just a dream board.

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How to determine which experts to hire for the board
May 17, 2017

Selecting people to join the board of directors must be done carefully to ensure good corporate governance.

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Are you ready for a C-level position?
Apr 17, 2017

The corporate career ladder is like a funnel. The higher the position, the smaller pool of candidates would be qualified. C-level positions are the ultimate destination, which requires preparation long before arriving.

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Flawless execution does not always depend on a good strategy
Apr 11, 2017

Many books talk about the importance of strategizing. The typical argument is that without a solid strategy, it is almost impossible to execute flawlessly. This is true. However, it is not completely true.

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Leading with the heart matters. Why? Because the one that changes isn’t the organization. It is the people.
Apr 2, 2017

Change leadership is an art. There is no exact formula on how to stay innovative and lead on-going changes in an organization. However, when a leader leads with the heart, you can expect to see a result that is beyond expectation.

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Company culture should be a board priority
Mar 11, 2017

Understanding the strategic roles of the corporate board is crucial, so both the management and other stakeholders can align their actions and activities in achieving the long-term goals. There are at least five specific roles that a corporate board own, which are influential to the company culture.

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Don’t manage change. Lead a transformation.
Mar 9, 2017

We often confuse “transformational leadership” with “change management.” They are two different things. Someone can be a good change manager, but may not be a good transformational leader. However, the greater a leader, most likely, the more transformational they are.

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Managing Conflcits in Mexico
Jan 9, 2017

Conflicts should not be feared; it should be managed. It is the presence of disagreements or differences. Thus, as long as human beings are different from one another, we will always have conflicts. However, having conflicts does not mean we should be violent and loud. We can have differences peacefully through mature conflict resolutions.

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Short, Medium, and Long-Term Career Management
Dec 2, 2016

To be a successful executive, managing your career well is imperative. While many executives rely on their employers to manage theirs, taking charge of your own future should be done strategically.

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Are you really listening? You’re not fooling anyone.
Sep 16, 2015

Listening is an effective component of leadership when it becomes a behavior that builds credibility and supports a leader’s ability to guide others into finding their answers versus providing them. The highest level of listening is achieved when it supports leadership as a relationship. When trust is supported by the follower’s perception of the leader’s ability to listen and discern prior to deciding or emitting judgments.

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