Unleashing Creativity in Executive Leadership: Fostering Innovation and Out-of-the-Box Thinking

Dr. Govardhan Singh Rathore saw a problem in Ranthambore National Park in India, where his father was a steward.

The park protected tigers, but farmers logged its trees to sell for firewood and to give their cows space to graze. …

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Effective Crisis Leadership: Navigating Turbulent Times with Resilience and Agility

In 2018, Starbucks CEO Kevin R. Johnson was facing a crisis.

In one of his Philadelphia stores, two Black men were wrongfully accused and arrested due to Starbucks employees’ racial profiling. If the CEO didn’t handle the issue effectively, the …

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Q&A with ScottMadden Consultants and Veterans Rob Smith and Holly Thompson

Vault: Can you tell us a bit about the kind of work you do at ScottMadden?

Rob Smith: I work primarily within ScottMadden’s Corporate & Shared Services practice, specifically focused on advising our clients in the areas of finance and …

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The Role of Authentic Leadership in Building Trust and Inspiring High-Performing Teams

Perhaps you admire a famous leader’s direct communication style or academic speaking style. So, you adopt their habits.

But these characteristics you admire don’t come naturally to you. After months of pretending, you’re exhausted by trying to act like someone …

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Capitalizing on Diversity: Leveraging Next-Generation Advantages in Executive Pipelines

Financial services company DTCC has developed practices that let it capitalize on diversity.

From its entry-level hiring practices onward, the organization has created a pipeline that effectively prepares non-White, non-male, and non-heterosexual candidates for executive roles.

With this goal in …

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Dealing with Meeting Fatigue in a Remote Setting

In the last few years, many companies have begun to adopt fully-remote or hybrid work paradigms, which inevitably means a whole lot of virtual meetings. This has led to increased awareness of the phenomenon known as “meeting fatigue.” Here are …

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How to find a tech job when companies are firing, not hiring

Tech startup layoffs have reached alarming levels, echoing the impact of the pandemic and affecting thousands of workers in the U.S. Unfortunately, layoffs affect new employee hiring as much as job security. A recent study by B2B Reviews looked at …

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Leaders Share the Best Pieces of Career Advice They’ve Ever Received

Sure, you should typically take others’ thoughts with a grain of salt – but some abiding adages and advice have withstood the test of time, being passed down from one leader to the next for a reason.

We caught up …

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Love Your Organization, but Hate Your Job?

While you may dream of landing the perfect job at an organization filled with passionate and intelligent colleagues, many of us forget that excitement about the bigger picture—mission, colleagues, job title—doesn’t always result in satisfaction with the day-to-day.

If you …

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Networking Effectively During an Internship

A great internship is full of potential for your career. For starters, an internship can provide a direct path to full-time employment, but this isn’t necessarily a guarantee. Something you can always control is the way in which you interact …

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