Leadership Matters

Perspectives on the key issues impacting senior leaders and their organizations
  • Internal Candidate: Blessed or Cursed?

    By Arnaud Despierre, James M. Citrin | February 6, 2017

    In our work, we’ve witnessed the best and the worst responses of leaders who are in the running for more senior roles within their organizations. What’s the best way for an internal candidate in an executive search to approach the opportunity?

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  • CFOs: Navigating a New Reality

    By Jason Hancock, Liam Hurley | January 30, 2017

    We recently hosted a gathering of chief financial officers to discuss how their role has shifted and how they think about navigating in an uncertain environment. Doug Maine, former IBM and MCI CFO and an experienced audit committee chair, joined the conversation and shared his perspectives and guidance for finance leaders.

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  • CES 2017: Top Five Takeaways for Leaders

    January 11, 2017

    Walking the floor at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) can be an inspiring and, at times, overwhelming experience. The sheer level of innovation is astounding and deciding what “next big thing” your organization should focus on can be challenging. During CES 2017, we had in-depth discussions with executives across industries about which specific trends will have the biggest impact on their organizations and leadership in the year ahead.

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  • How to Get the Most From Executive Assessments

    By Stephen P. Kelner, Jr., Ph.D. | December 1, 2016

    While the executive assessment should serve as a reliable safeguard, the problem with traditional assessment approaches is that they evaluate leaders based on their existing skills and experiences, not whether they can stretch beyond their current capabilities to grow into a new role.

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