Succeeding as a First-Time CEO

Understanding the business and its myriad stakeholders is task number one for any new Chief Exec. The Chair can be an important ally during this period of on-boarding. However, expectations and boundaries will need to be agreed. (read more)

Retaining Perspective as a CEO

A CEO is constantly being pulled in different directions by the competing demands of internal and external stakeholders. There is incessant pressure from employees and the Board, customers and suppliers, regulators and investors, to act in a way that may not always be consistent with what the CEO believes is right for the business. (read more)

Influencing the Business as an HRD

HRDs should be integral to the strategic decisions a business makes. To fulfil this role, they must support the CEO while also providing sound commercial input and encouraging healthy dynamics in the leadership team. (read more)

Delivering a New Talent Strategy

Workforce transformation continues to dominate the agenda of Human Resources Directors. They have to understand the impact of new technology on existing roles and future ones, while also thinking about implementing changes which are cost effective and on point with strategy. (read more)