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The Building Blocks of Great Leadership

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Leadership at its core is still about mobilizing people in an organisation around common goals in order to achieve impactful results. Its foundation boils down to the basic skills used by any leaders in any organisation. 

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Blog Topics: Talent Management

[Infographic] 12 Characteristics of High Potential Employees

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In our previous article, we have discussed three critical losses that companies will suffer when high potential employees quit. These high potentials (HIPOs) are the lifeline of the organisation, the future leaders that you don't want to ignore.  

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Blog Topics: Talent Management

Critical Factors for an Effective Leadership Development Program

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Time and again, the term "leadership development" is vaguely defined, confusing both employees and top management, preventing organisations from developing effective leaders.

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Blog Topics: Talent Management

Top 4 Reasons Why a Succession Plan Fails and How To Overcome Them

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The road to succession planning is fraught with pitfalls. Most short-sighted businesses view it as merely a “nice trend” to follow and cannot grasp the true nature of succession planning. Others give up getting buy-ins from members of the Board and top-level management. Some lack adequate tools to streamline the process.

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Blog Topics: Talent Management

The Secrets to Building and Managing an Effective Succession Plan

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Dominic Barton, global managing partner emeritus of McKinsey once commented on the importance of having a well laid out succession planning in an interview with Forbes: “There’s never been a more important time for leadership because of the volatility in the world today.” Yet, many businesses continue to ignore its importance and choose to march on without any formal succession plan in place.   

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Blog Topics: Talent Management

Why Should You Adopt Succession Planning Today?

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Great leaders are the backbone of any organisation; but at some point these key incumbents will depart and leave behind vacant critical-mission positions that need to be filled. That is why succession planning is of utmost importance. By honing your talent to their full potential beforehand, you build a leadership bench strength that is ready for coping with any challenge and responsibility. 

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Blog Topics: Talent Management

Why Leadership Development Programs Are Now More Critical Than Ever

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In a previous article, we discussed the urgent need for a leadership development program in a Marketing Agency context. In the article, we mentioned that nearly 70% of agencies struggle to fill their vacant positions. However, instead of promoting internally, these agencies seek to hire people from the outside.

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Blog Topics: Talent Management

Strategies to Identify Top Performers for a Successful Succession Plan

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We have provided a clear guideline on how to sketch your own leader persona in the previous blog post. You already had a map, now there needs to be a compass.

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Blog Topics: Talent Management

Succession Planning: 5 Common Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

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A poor succession plan cost Blackberry 4,500 employees and nearly $1 billion. While the absence of a succession plan is detrimental to the future growth of any business, rushing to draft one up without a deep understanding and careful consideration of all aspects involved can lead to unforeseen consequences. So, what are the tell-tale signs of succession planning failures?

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Blog Topics: Talent Management

How to Avoid the 'Job Candidates Ghosting Employers' Trend

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Appeared in 2016, the term “ghosting” is first used to describe a situation for romantic relationships where a person “disappears” and cuts all connections with the other party without any explanation. Recently, this practice has expanded from the dating world to the workplace and became a nightmare for both candidates and employers. Fortunately, there are steps you can take in order to avoid being ghosted by candidates.

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Blog Topics: Talent Management

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