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Developing Organizations – Nurturing Young Leaders

Date Posted: August 24, 2017

By Qaisar Shareef ( Guest Author) I was twice charged with leading early-stage or startup subsidiaries for P&G in emerging markets. In the case of Pakistan, I started setting up the business from a small room in a hotel in 1991. In Ukraine, I was the general manager assigned to lead and grow what had been a small, distributor-run operation. …

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OPEN LETTER TO C-LEVEL, BOARD, DIRECTORS AND MANAGERS

Date Posted: July 14, 2017

It takes courage to objectively see oneself in the mirror, particularly if you are a successful high level executive.

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TRANSITION SUPPORT: Beware of celebrating victory before really winning or , why making it personal, being empathetic and providing careful assistance is vital .

Date Posted: March 16, 2017

TRANSITION SUPPORT: Beware of celebrating victory before really winning  or , why making it personal, being empathetic and providing careful assistance is vital . By Jens Hagedorn You have invested a considerable amount of personal and organizational intellectual and emotional energy, time, attention and financial resources in finding, interviewing ,vetting,  evaluating and negotiating – internally and externally- to hire an …

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Why Being a Farmer (and Not a Hunter) Will Make You a More Successful Recruiter

Date Posted: March 15, 2017

Why Being a Farmer (  and Not a Hunter) Will Make You a More successful Recruiter by Lou Adler I recently spoke with a VP of talent at one of the world’s largest firms. She told me that on a recent evaluation of more than 200 recruiters, those with domain expertise made more placements per month with stronger candidates. Domain …

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THE 10 SECRETS TO BEING A GREAT GENERAL MANAGER

Date Posted: March 10, 2017

THE 10 SECRETS TO BEING A GREAT GENERAL MANAGER by Leon Kraig I reached the General Manager position at a young age. Although I held an MBA, I unfortunately never took the “How to be a Great General Manager” course. However, I had the fortune of being the General Manager and then President of Latin America for a very large …

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A Matter of Attitude

Date Posted: November 5, 2016

A few weeks ago, I addressed a group of about 4 thousand incoming freshmen at a local university. Contrary to their expectations, instead of going into a long-winded speech, I asked the audience a question: “If you could determine the single thing capable of taking you from where you are to where you want to be, what would that be?” …

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Observations of the corporate world

Date Posted: November 5, 2016

Tres millones de personas marchando con esperanza, pero sin liderazgo, están en grave peligro de ver que sus esfuerzos rinden mucho menos de lo esperado. A nivel corporativo observar cuán difícil es obtener los resultados deseados a pesar de los esfuerzos. Las palabras sirven sólo para expresar el estado de ánimo actual – quizá desánimo- mejor dicho. Cómo manejarlo? Con …

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A fundamental necessity for long term survival

Date Posted: November 4, 2016

The correct coupling of the third party talent supply and internal talent acquisition teams around the central idea of eliminating process inefficiencies is fundamental to the effectiveness of any serious commitment to become a talent centric organization. In today´s complex business world, largely dominated by over-reengineered bureaucratic processes and red tape, this is no longer a luxury; it is a …

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Is this surprising at all?

Date Posted: November 4, 2016

“Many companies have not redesigned their talent attraction and retention processes with excellence in mind. Mediocre Supply Chains will achieve mediocre results. Is this surprising at all?”

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How proactive is your board of directors?

Date Posted: November 4, 2016

Is your board of directors a proactive and delicately designed team of engaged, value adding individuals or is it a random set of passive , over-the-shoulder monitoring figures?

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NEW OFFICE IN MEXICO CITY

Date Posted: November 4, 2016

We are proud to announce our new office opening in Santa Fe, Mexico City. Due to organic growth in our Executive Search practices and the launch of new business lines, we have expanded our office space in both of our offices and are extremely active bringing top consultants on board to better service you as a client or a candidate. …

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The greatest power in business world: Shared Visions

Date Posted: November 4, 2016

A shared vision in not an idea. (…) It is a force in people hearts, a force of impressive power. You can be inspired by an idea, but if it is so convincing as to achieve the support of more than one person, ceases to be an abstraction. It is palpable. People begin to see as it existed. Few human …

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