R.J. Heckman: In the final stages of a ceo succession WE WERE managing for a multibillion-dollar company, the field of candidates narrowed to three, all of whom were assessed to determine their leadership styles, strengths and weaknesses. The strongest candidate was “John” who, despite being the frontrunner, was the least interested in becoming CEO. Although he […]Continue reading

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How quickly does the brain make judgements? What do patterns have to do with making assumptions? Can the brain self-regulate and correct our thoughts? Exploring the neural pathways of prejudice may offer clues to lessening its effect. Source: Understanding Bias and the Brain | Korn Ferry Briefings and Institute

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Kit Bingham, Julian Fox and Steven Mccord look at how the person in the top job can best be supported and conclude that leadership is by definition isolating, so chief executives better get used to itIt is a well-worn cliché of leadership that it’s lonely at the top. Prime ministers, presidents, generals and the stars […]Continue reading

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