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CEOs and other senior executives need to learn new skills — and in some cases, new mind-sets — to thrive as leaders in a hyperconnected world.
Learn the practices that separate high-performing from underachieving teams — and how to master them.
The best nominating committees look beyond traditional pools of talent, astutely assess candidate readiness, and thoroughly prepare to defend nominees’ business and cultural fit with the entire board.
From coaching CEOs to working with peers, there is an art to giving professional advice.
A survey of senior executives in the Asia Pacific region examines companies’ willingness to retain or change reporting-line structures, and the talent factors driving these important decisions.
As Rome’s leaders found, talented individuals are the lifeblood of successful teams—but they must be united in a common purpose, lest the blood is spilled on the wrong side of the battleground.
A closer look at the works—and business career—of William Shakespeare offers lessons for contemporary leaders of all stripes.
Dynegy CEO Robert Flexon discusses a culture ‘restart’ that helped restore a once-mighty Houston energy company to the power elite.
Dynegy CEO Robert Flexon discusses a successful turnaround strategy that included a culture ‘reset’ as a critical pillar to create a winning, agile mind-set that has propelled three-fold growth.
When companies make a strategic shift, the chairman and board of directors must ensure the culture also pivots — starting with the top team — to make the strategy work.
The transformative CEO in a hyperconnected world defends the core market and plays offense as a disruptor.
Smart leaders shape their company’s culture — instead of allowing the culture to shape the company.
The divergent experiences of two banks illustrate the importance of organizational agility and serve as a cautionary reminder that, whatever the industry, pace decides the winners.
High-achieving teams enjoy a significant boost in performance over under-achieving teams. Here’s how they do it.
Heidrick & Struggles’ research highlights the three skills that belong in any megaproject director’s toolkit and suggests ways that companies can instill them.
Watch the McKinsey interview with Heidrick & Struggles’ CEO Tracy Wolstencroft on the art and science of leadership in an uncertain world.
Real CEOs exude confidence, radiate certainty, and act decisively. Or do they?
Smart leaders help shape their company’s culture — instead of allowing the culture to shape the company.
The CEO of multinational biopharma company UCB describes how its focus on patients is creating business opportunities and instilling a deeper sense of purpose across the organization.