Succession Planning: Tools of the Trade

Last week, we discussed 4 strategies of succession planning, focusing on the development aspect of building a talent pool of capable leaders.

With that in mind, we can start to look at the tools we have that can build the type of leaders that can make our succession plans a success! Continue reading Succession Planning: Tools of the Trade

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Executive Presence – Appearance Matters

When you think about the characteristics that help individuals become leaders in their chosen profession, you most likely consider positive traits such as hard work, setting goals, and furthering education as essential to achieving a successful career path. While these skills are certainly necessary, a recent study by the non-profit Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) indicates that having an “executive presence” may be an even … Continue reading Executive Presence – Appearance Matters