Don’t do anything ‘just because’

Somewhere along the way, a good hiring professional needs to realize the value of the business succession planning decisions they're making.

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The relationship between executive excellence and punk rock

What price do we pay for true innovation, and how can that figure of the frenzied genius be a bad one for your company's CEO tenure?

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Cocky or confident? Telling the difference in your CEO

Executive experience can manifest itself in all sorts of ways, and make a person seem both healthily high in self esteem and appallingly arrogant. Can you tell the difference?

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Choosing the right things to ask your future CEO

Is there really a magic set of questions your company should use during an applicant search? An executive recruitment firm might be the better option.

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How a CEO can help break a sense of bureaucracy

YES Partners may help you find someone who can be specific in their understanding of important phrases as a CEO.

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Fundamental cultural differences and your CEO

Businesses in other cultures might use practices that your company is unfamiliar with, but a worldly approach might make a CEO tenure more successful overall.

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What ‘close calls’ can your CEO boast?

Whether it's a major crime or a close call, the way your prospective CEO speaks of major failures is important to notice.

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Apple recruits Burberry CEO for head of online retail

Apple's hiring of Ahrendts seems to be based off of several factors from her executive experience.

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Communicating the real factors behind retirement

When it's time for a CEO to leave, the exit should trigger responsive and appropriate business succession planning.

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A CEO’s strong personality doesn’t always mean the same as success

Some people in higher executive positions may be memorable, but can you count on success just based on the way someone carry themselves?

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