Leadership Matters

Perspectives on the key issues impacting senior leaders and their organizations
  • Internal Candidate: Blessed or Cursed?

    By James M. Citrin | February 6, 2017

    In our work, we’ve witnessed the best and the worst responses of leaders who are in the running for more senior roles within their organizations. What’s the best way for an internal candidate in an executive search to approach the opportunity?

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  • CFOs: Navigating a New Reality

    By Jason Hancock, Liam Hurley | January 30, 2017

    We recently hosted a gathering of chief financial officers to discuss how their role has shifted and how they think about navigating in an uncertain environment. Doug Maine, former IBM and MCI CFO and an experienced audit committee chair, joined the conversation and shared his perspectives and guidance for finance leaders.

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  • How to Get the Most From Executive Assessments

    December 1, 2016

    While the executive assessment should serve as a reliable safeguard, the problem with traditional assessment approaches is that they evaluate leaders based on their existing skills and experiences, not whether they can stretch beyond their current capabilities to grow into a new role.

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  • What It Takes to Become a CFO: Lessons Learned from Lyft CFO Brian Roberts

    November 28, 2016

    As part of Spencer Stuart’s and PwC’s “Charting a Path to CFO” series, Lyft CFO Brian Roberts shared lessons learned from his own career and what aspiring CFOs need to do to reach the C-suite.

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