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Why Selecting Leaders is So Difficult in Practice – Reason #6: Executives Lack Self-awareness

Simply stated, self-awareness matters. The more one...

Why Selecting Leaders is So Difficult in Practice – Reason #5: Companies Misunderstand Corporate Culture

Organizations hire executives to either fit into their...

Why Selecting Leaders is So Difficult in Practice – Reason #4: Context Kills

Context is the set of conditions that defines a particular...

Market Update – September 2021

Despite pandemic uncertainties the tech sector continues...

Why Selecting Leaders is So Difficult in Practice – Reason #3: Companies Obsess Over the Destination While Overlooking the Journey

The most common variety of this tendency is when...

Why Selecting Leaders is So Difficult in Practice – Reason #2: Companies Reflexively Seek Balm for the Immediate Pain

Home Depot, the GAP, and Starbucks are all examples of...

Why Selecting Leaders is So Difficult in Practice – Reason #1: Companies Often Don’t Really Know What They Need

Most selection systems work best in steady state situations....

Why Selecting Leaders is So Difficult in Practice

Consider the following actual quotations pulled from the...

When Selecting a Search Consultant Look for a Real Fox !

A recent article on collaboration and expert advice from...