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Fighting the Good Fight
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Organizational Culture
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Accelerating Performance in Teams
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The five essentials of customer-centric cultures
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Digitization and fast-changing, often disruptive technology have irrevocably altered the business landscape, along the way ushering in a new era of the consumer. As a result, a company’s ability to achieve growth through product or service offerings that capture only the rational needs of customers (and not the emotional ones) is increasingly at risk. Thus, it is no surprise that executives seekin...


What leadership shadow do you cast?
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"A leader doesn’t just get the message across; he is the message.”  —Warren Bennis The importance of culture and its effects on organizational performance are by now well known. Indeed, the topic has gone mainstream to the degree that “culture” was Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2014. Yet even as issues of organizational culture lie at the heart of merger clashes, strategy failures, and ch...


The power and process of team coaching
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Organizations face considerable change and uncertainty and will continue to do so. In this context, it is crucial to motivate and manage teams for success. Traditionally teams have turned to team building and team facilitation to support them in the challenges they face. Here the focus is on the individuals within the team and with tasks internal to the team, such as identifying how relationships ...


Accelerating Performance: In the media
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These articles explore how organizations, teams, and individual leaders can accelerate performance. How more Excel, less PowerPoint can help your business Management in general needs more Excel and less PowerPoint. That's the assessment of two leadership experts. They offer a research-backed approach to driving transformation in a highly disruptive, constantly-changing world. January 23, 2017 7 CE...


Accelerating Performance: How Organizations Can Mobilize, Execute, and Transform With Agility
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From cratering oil prices and negative interest rates to Brexit and Trump—it has been a year of the unexpected. Meanwhile, technology opens new frontiers and brings new challenges alike in a hyperconnected world not apt to slow down any time soon. Business leaders must navigate this incessant disruption while working to move their organizations forward ahead of competitors both newly emerging and ...


Accelerating Performance Event Series
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Heidrick & Struggles is hosting interactive and engaging events featuring Colin Price, coauthor of the new book Accelerating Performance, where he will share new research and concepts around business performance for CEOs and senior-level executives in leadership and organizational development. By joining our executive series, you can be among the first to discover the science behind leadership tra...


Women Can Redefine Leadership Performance... If Challenges Are Met In Talent Pipeline
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Future generations of female leaders will prove transformational to business, government, higher education and philanthropic organizations, if challenges can be overcome in the talent pipeline for female executives. ...