Emerging From The Pandemic

As we begin to see some light at the end of the tunnel, it’s time to take stock of the new behaviors, processes, and structures we’ve put in place to remain productive during a time of remote working and decentralization. We may have been forced into these changes, and to be sure, not all of … Continued

Remote Executive Onboarding

Did you hire a new executive leader just before the pandemic? Or like a lot of other companies, you may have hired a new executive after we all moved to remote working. Either way, the onboarding experience for them and for you is quite different than anything we’ve experienced before. Do you have a plan … Continued

Reopening Your Office Safely

Heightened safety measures are on everyone’s mind these days. Behaviors we took for granted for most of our lives are now being scrutinized. As offices are beginning to reopen around the world, employee expectations have changed and leaders are working to understand what is required in reopening offices safely. Opening offices safely requires everyone adhere … Continued

How To Answer The Most Asked Interview Question

No matter how many interviews you’ve had in your life, there is one question that comes up in every one of them, it should be the easiest to answer, but in fact, it’s the hardest. So, tell me about yourself. Five simple words that we should be able to respond to quickly and easily. Afterall, … Continued

Choosing an Executive Search Partner

As you know, finding the right executive search partner can make the difference in finding the right candidates and growing your business or falling behind your competitors due to bad hires and lost time. Hiring at the executive level always carries a level of risk. There is no surefire way to know that the candidate … Continued

Is Now The Time for the Chief Well-being Officer

With most employee’s increase in worry and stress, as well as rising loneliness and boredom, an organization’s role in sustaining and promoting well-being is more important than ever. The five elements of well-being include purpose, social, financial, community and physical. More than half of workers cite poor work-life balance and almost 40% believe they cannot achieve … Continued

CEOs Need Strong Executive Teams

For all the responsibilities CEOs carry, their most important asset is the team they put around them, and you shouldn’t underestimate the importance of the executive team. With the level of change today from constant technology advancements to changing workplace expectations, no single person, no matter how talented you may be, can handle business transformation … Continued

Is Now the Time for Business Transformation?

Even before the Coivd-19 pandemic hit, 2020 was predicted to be a year full of change. Trade tariffs, uncertainty around policy, and concerns about economic stability had executives debating whether to invest in growth initiatives or sit tight. With the changes that have taken place over the past two months, the question many C-suites are … Continued

Keep Employees Motivated While Isolated

As we are all well into the remote working life, the new work paradigm has likely become routine. We have all the tools we need, communication processes have taken shape, video calls are old hat, and the “home office” is established. Yet even though remote working for most of us has hit its groove, there … Continued

CEO Succession Planning During Adversity

Every year CEOs leave office, voluntarily or otherwise. But what can we expect for CEO succession planning during adversity?  If we look back at the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the last time we were facing an unexpected future, more than 2,000 CEOs from publicly-traded companies left office. A record number. Some of those were planned, but … Continued