Leadership Matters

Perspectives on the key issues impacting senior leaders and their organizations
  • CES 2017: Top Five Takeaways for Leaders

    January 11, 2017

    Walking the floor at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) can be an inspiring and, at times, overwhelming experience. The sheer level of innovation is astounding and deciding what “next big thing” your organization should focus on can be challenging. During CES 2017, we had in-depth discussions with executives across industries about which specific trends will have the biggest impact on their organizations and leadership in the year ahead.

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  • How to Get the Most From Executive Assessments

    By Stephen P. Kelner, Jr., Ph.D. | 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

    By Edgardo G. Montoya | 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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  • Will the Chief Digital Officer Become Obsolete or Your Next CEO?

    By Grant Duncan | November 9, 2016

    Some call it a passing fad. Others deem it critical to their organisation’s evolution. The role of the chief digital officer (CDO) is a major topic of discussion about leadership at organisations around the world and across industries, and people tend to fall into two general camps. One expects the role to proliferate and rise in prominence. Gartner, for example, predicts that 90% of large companies will have a CDO by 2019. The other side, conveyed in Information Age, anticipates the role will be short-lived as digital simply becomes everyone’s job.

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