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Innovate or die

October 6th, 2017

A “perfect storm”of radical changes has made innovation critical for survival.

Technological evolution continues to reshape the world as we know it making billionaires out of overnight start-ups and some titans of industry almost obsolete.

Argentina Forum

September 23rd, 2016

  After taking office as President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri has made great effort to reintegrate Argentinian economy to international markets and positioning the country as an attractive investing destination. In this context, today starts the first Business & Investing Forum which will take place until Thursday in the Kirchner Cultural Center (CCK). The event…

Making family business succession plans a succes

November 4th, 2015

Family-owned businesses are known for many things, but spanning generations isn’t necessarily one of them. In fact, a recently released EY Global report noted that the majority of family businesses fail to stay operational for more than one or two generations before closing their doors for good, although there are some that beat the odds….

4 leadership behaviors that are executive recruiting turnoffs

November 4th, 2015

At Caldwell Partners, we are on the lookout for the cream of the crop, and they deploy a diverse range of tactics to ensure the shortlist of candidates they put together is an optimal fit with a company’s needs. The answer to the question of what makes a good leader isn’t a simple one, as it…

Leaders are responsible for bolstering enterprise social network use

November 4th, 2015

Over the past decade or so, social networking has revolutionized how society communicates. It seems as if almost everyone has a social media presence these days, from friends and family to celebrities and even CEOs of well-known companies. In an article from May of last year, we took a look at how several CEOs used…

Addressing C-suite tension: The kintsugi approach

November 4th, 2015

A little tension cropping up in the C-suite from time to time is unavoidable – especially in light of a Harvard Business School study that found CEOs had twice as many direct reports in 2013 as they did in the 1980s. In general, it could be said that the potential for conflict in the C-suite…

Energy – Is it time for wartime leaders?

October 26th, 2015

Oil prices experienced a well-publicized decline in the second half of 2014, and companies must adjust accordingly. Oil prices experienced a well-publicized decline in the second half of 2014 due to a combination of rising supply and decreased demand. The trend has continued through this year, which created significant volatility in the oil market that…

The importance of strong corporate boards at family-owned firms

October 25th, 2015

With four in 10 heads of family-owned firms set to step down, it is all the more important to strengthen corporate boards. With the boomer generation transitioning into retirement, 40 percent of leaders currently at the helm of family-owned companies will retire in the next five years, according to a statistic cited by the National…