Heidrick & Struggles tweeted this morning a link to their 2015 CEO Report: Embracing the Paradoxes of Leadership and the Power of Doubt. If you're a CEO, or well on your way, this quite simply is one not to miss.
Legal careers advisor Shauna Bryce yesterday posted to her LinkedIn page this interesting article by Shannon Schuyler, leader of corporate responsibility at PwC: "Your fear of risk is jeopardizing your career." Schuyler reflects on flubbing a student government stump speech in college, while admitting that public speaking is today "one of the most exciting and satisfying parts of [her] job." [...]
If retained executive search firm Spencer Stuart is saying it, then it must be true, right? Seriously though, preparing ahead of time, deciding the direction you want to go, understanding who and where you fit in the world, and translating your skill set and experience into a new role is fundamental to making a career transition. It's not [...]
An INC Magazine article I read last night about the virtues of flat organizational structures (good stuff: loyalty, engagement) reminded me about the mystery of Apple's famously flat hierarchy. For no reason but curiosity, I googled "apple flat," which auto-completed into "apple flat hierarchy." Exactly what I was looking for. Top of the search result heap was a 2011 Financial Times [...]