• Do You Want to Accelerate Your Organization’s D&I...
    By: Cristina Jimenez

    We believe diversity and inclusion should be a journey of the heart but has been overly fought with the power of the mind instead. What does that mean? Generally, organizations follow a distinct and predictable path.

  • Becoming a Great Board Chair
    By: Deborah P. Rubin, By: Kristen Gilson

    Are there specific aspects of a board chair role, that if demonstrated at a very high level, are most likely to make the difference between a good board and a great one? Through our ongoing work with boards, we have found that the answer is yes.

  • Grooming a World-Class Chief Executive: Part 2
    By: Deborah P. Rubin, By: Paul C. Winum

    In part-one of this Executive Insight, we outlined five core dimensions of the role of the chief executive officer. But how do great CEOs acquire these capabilities, and what can be done to develop them in succession candidates?

  • Grooming a World-Class Chief Executive: Part 1
    By: Deborah P. Rubin, By: Paul C. Winum

    Ensuring a capable successor to a sitting chief executive is one of the most important duties of a board of directors. The incumbent CEO and senior HR leaders also have key roles to play in this crucial task. But where do they start? In order to groom a world-class CEO, you must begin by defining the target.

  • What It Takes to Succeed in Private Equity
    By: Steven Gilbert

    While listed companies have traditionally provided superb training grounds for general managers and future business leaders and are a natural pool of talent for private equity, ultimately a significant number who have thrived in listed companies fail in private equity portfolio firms.

  • RHR Update Newsletter: Fourth Quarter, 2019

    RHR International's quarterly newsletter features highlights of blog posts, thought leadership insight, and research studies as well as media coverage and key industry events. Read the RHR Q4 Update.

  • Five Challenges That Can Derail Hypergrowth Start-Ups

    RHR has been engaged to advise on leadership and management challenges by venture capital (VC) firms and founders of companies that are engaged in rapid scaling.

  • About to Do Your Next Board Evaluation? Add Input...
    By: Paul C. Winum

    ‘Tis the season when most boards are preparing to conduct their required annual evaluation. Recently, EY’s Center for Board Matters published a brief about how Fortune 100 companies are evolving their board evaluations and disclosures.

  • Journey to the Top: Developing African American...
    By: Lawrence James, Jr.

    There is no doubt that there is still much to be done in regards to increasing diversity within the workplace in general and especially within senior executive ranks. The dearth of African Americans in the uppermost corporate leadership roles is especially stark. 

  • Vetting Executive Coaches
    By: Jessica Bigazzi Foster

    Perspectives on executive coaches have changed dramatically over the last 20 years. The stigma of coaching as a last-ditch effort to save a derailing executive has given way to an acknowledgment of its role as an important element of the support system that increases the effectiveness of senior leaders.