Maintaining A Talent Pipeline During Covid-19

by Gretchen R. Crist In the spirit of sharing as we all navigate new ways of working, I am beginning to sense a shift in the daily conversations across businesses.  While ensuring employees and their families are safe is, of course, still the priority discussion, leaders are beginning to come to terms with the “new […]

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Expectations of Leaders During Disruption

Why management assessment (and recruiting) should be a priority by Rebecca Holland New Every leader that I have spoken with during the “COVID-19” crisis has identified with the following opportunities: Crisis preparedness plans Supply chain communications, alignment, visibility, and risk management IT infrastructure (employee access & know-how) Culture and business execution focus aka “Leadership” Alignment […]

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How I Survive Remote Work

and how my family survives tight quarters together by Rebecca Holland New I laughed this morning when I saw an image from The Shining captioned, “A couple of weeks of isolation with the family.  What can go wrong?”  We are hitting the early days of COVID-19 with schools closed, hoarding and toilet paper panic, and […]

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Boardroom Actions in a VUCA World

And How RSR’S Crisis Response Team Can Help You Right Now Few would argue that we are now living in a VUCA world. The acronym was coined by the U.S. Army in the 1990’s to describe the post-Cold War world (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous). When external and unforeseen forces, such as a national emergency […]

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How Agile Leadership Can Improve Board Governance

The immense pressure on company boards to be more active and involved in developing and executing strategy will only intensify with today’s dynamic, innovative economy. Board positions are no longer seen as a ceremonial role or a perk for executives, and the days of the disinterested, ineffectual board member are over. Modern board governance is […]

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Four Trends to Watch Impacting Boards & CEOs

At RSR Partners, we see four important trends that will shape the leadership landscape in 2019 and present both challenges and opportunities for boards and CEOs. 1. Moral Quotient (MQ) is now as important as IQ and EQ. For decades, many reasoned that intelligence (IQ) was the most effective measure of potential. But as the […]

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