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Accelerating Leaders

Accelerating Performance: In the media

1/1/2016 Heidrick & Struggles

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 CEO personality types that will drain the life from a company

How can CEOs be purpose-driven, high-energy leaders and avoid becoming "energy vampires"?

January 13, 2017

What is the secret formula of successful leaders?

As the upcoming World Economic Forum convenes in Davos, Switzerland, on January 17-20, bringing together the world's top leaders, the question of whether there is a formula for accelerating a company's performance in a rapidly changing world is more pressing than ever before.

January 12, 2017

This article originally appears in a French-language publication

5 steps to be an effective leader

In a world where capital is effectively priced at zero, as much as 30 percent of bottom line performance stems from the leadership's ability to harness and implement ideas better than its competitors. Yet most companies say their leaders reliably reap only 50 percent of the full potential of their people.

January 4, 2017

The board of directors plays a pivotal role in a company's acceleration strategy

In a rapidly changing world, companies need to be more agile than ever to stay one step ahead of the competition. In this context, what role do boards of directors have to play?

January 4, 2017


This article originally appeared in a French-language publication

Superaccelerators win the race

It's not just where you are going that is important, but how quickly you get there.

December 1, 2016

How to build a high performing team: Hold your nerve and think big

How high-performing teams can turn small firms into giant killers.

November 29, 2016

The acceleration factor

With a few changes, any company can increase the speed and effectiveness of its teams.

August 15, 2016

13 drag factors that will destroy your business

What do you think are the most destructive traits of any company? The answer may surprise you.

June 10, 2016

The 13 drive factors that will accelerate your business success

Ready to propel your business to the next level? If so, there are some very effective ways to do just that.

June 10, 2016

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