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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.

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For directors, an understanding of leadership styles can enrich judgments and discussions about CEO performance, CEO candidates, and the kind of leadership needed in specific business situations.

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Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 23rd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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By forgoing leisurely onboarding and induction processes, boards can ensure directors get off to a fast start.

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Jasmine Whitbread, non-executive director of Standard Chartered and BT Group, sits for an exclusive interview to discuss a range of topics surrounding culture's place in the boardroom.

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Given current and future trends, the demand is likely to rise significantly in the coming years for the formidable competencies that healthcare leaders possess—and the talent pool is deep.

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The digital revolution has big implications for boards. The best of them are already working hard to bolster their digital know-how.

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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.

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The chief information security officer (CISO) has emerged as an important C-suite role, and a hard one to fill—particularly in Europe.

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Heidrick & Struggles sponsors the 22nd Annual Stanford Directors’ College in conjunction with the Stanford Law School.

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Despite Fortune 500 boards filling a record number of seats with independent directors in 2015, diversity among new directors stalled. Learn more about trends in board composition in the 2016 Heidrick & Struggles Board Monitor.

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By studying clear and concise board reports, companies can learn to communicate a more complete picture of their business, thereby differentiating themselves in the market.

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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.

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Upcoming Events for Heidrick & Struggles' The Board Network

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An exclusive conversation with Lord Michael Hastings, global head of citizenship at KPMG International, on the need for diversity on boards today.

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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.

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A new era of corporate splits, spins, and separations raises the stakes on making a bad board appointment. Here’s how thoughtful parent companies avoid them when turning one board into two.

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Heidrick & Struggles’ latest Board Monitor examines how the most recent cohort of Fortune 500 board appointments is shifting the landscape in board composition, diversity, and talent.

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Too often, boards of directors neglect the impact of talent strategy on corporate health. Asking the right questions can help ensure sufficient leadership competencies and smooth transitions.

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By understanding various thinking styles and preferences, boards can build and strengthen their diversity of thinking—and make better decisions.

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