29 Nov 2019
The most click-worthy content of 2019
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Check out the leadership articles that were trending this year.
From pro-hacks for culture building to landing your first director role and understanding why CFOs have an important role to play in AI success, our most-read articles of 2019 gave readers a lot to consider. In general, topics of board development, talent planning, and organizational culture tended to be most popular with leaders this year. Did you catch any of our most-read articles?
In case you missed them, here's a round-up of this year's most popular articles:
Earlier this year, we pulled together a line-up of celebrated inclusion leaders to share their personal stories at an event in Toronto. Through a series of dynamic, ten-minute TEDx-style talks, our speakers from the Rotman School of Management, the Institute of Corporate Directors and Microsoft, shared their personal stories and inspiring ideas on challenging our belief systems and accepting our inherent biases, to spreading responsibility across our teams, showing empathy and practising random acts of inclusivity.
Popular Canadian airline WestJet has been using corporate culture as a competitive driver for attracting top talent to support its transformation. We recently interviewed two senior executives from the company to find out why culture is at the heart of everything the company does.
Recognizing the importance of a Talent Plan that enables the effective execution of business strategies has never been more important for the board. So what does a good talent plan look like? Here's what the experts suggest.
CFOs and audit chairs have a critical role to play in helping organizations implement AI. Along with the Institute of Corporate Directors, we interviewed CFOs, board directors, AI professionals, academics and CEOs from some of Canada's most influential organizations, including Rogers Communications, RBC, Accenture and MILA-Quebec's Institute for AI.
Corporate directorship can be a very rewarding way to continue developing your career and expertise but getting on your first public board can be challenging. There’s intense competition for first-time corporate board director positions, and successful applicants need to be prepared to put their best foot forward. To help you reach your potential, we asked three of Canada’s top board recruiters to share their advice with aspiring directors.