Eclipsing Rolodex Firms: Welcome to the Vanguard of Executive Search

Eclipsing Rolodex Firms: Welcome to the Vanguard of Executive Search

In the ever-evolving arena of executive recruitment, the quaint notion of measuring a search firm's prowess by the girth of their Rolodex—or the extent of their social registry, if you will—is as archaic as the term "Rolodex" itself. It conjures…


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The 2024 Leadership Forecast: Embracing AI Driven Decision Making

The 2024 Leadership Forecast: Embracing AI Driven Decision Making

Understanding the Role of Embracing AI in Future Leadership Strategies As the transition towards a digital economy accelerates, Artificial Intelligence (AI) emerges as an influential element in shaping leadership strategies. AI facilitates the…


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The Future of Executive Leadership in 2024: Skills & Strategies for Leaders

Executive Leadership in 2024: Skills and Strategies for Leaders

Amid the rapidly changing business landscape, an unprecedented wave of transformation is impacting many executive leaders in 2024. Establishing themselves as noteworthy game changers, these leadership trends are compelling global leaders to rethink…


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Executive Storytelling: Why Every Organization Needs a Great Story

Executive Storytelling: Why Every Organization Needs a Great Story

The Essence of Narrative in Business In the realm of business, storytelling transcends mere entertainment. Ernst Gleijm, a seasoned expert from N2Growth, emphasizes its dual role: internally galvanizing and externally captivating. Amidst the…


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Modern CMOs: Bridging Creativity with Commercial Acumen

Modern CMOs: Bridging Creativity with Commercial Acumen

The Evolving Role of the CMO Previously, a Chief Marketing Officer's or CMO role mainly involved traditional marketing activities like brand management, public relations, and market research. However, recent technological advancements and industry…


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Leadership: Why It Needs to Chafe from Time to Time

Leadership: Why It Needs to Chafe from Time to Time

Embracing Friction or "Chafe" in Leadership for Organizational Glow "Without friction, there is no glow," states Paul Huiskens, Senior Partner at N2Growth. This profound statement encapsulates the essence of dynamic leadership. Friction, often…


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Leadership and Authenticity: Transforming the Boardroom Dynamics

Leadership and Authenticity: Transforming the Boardroom Dynamics

The Quintessence of Leadership: Embracing Authenticity Jaco Erasmus, a distinguished Partner Executive Search and member of the Global Board at N2Growth, emphasizes authenticity's pivotal role in leadership. "Authenticity is not just a virtue; it's…


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Protecting Yourself Against Fraudulent Recruiters & Hiring Scams

Protecting Yourself Against Fraudulent Recruiters & Hiring Scams

Today’s competitive job market can be rife with job offers and opportunities but also with scams. According to the Better Business Bureau, recruitment scams result in $2 billion in direct losses annually, with the first quarter of 2023 alone seeing…


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Unlocking Digital Leadership: CIO Executive Search N2Growth

Unlocking Digital Leadership: CIO Executive Search

The Importance of CIO Leadership in the Modern Business Landscape In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, digital leadership has emerged as a critical factor for success. As organizations increasingly rely on technology to drive growth and…


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Doubting Existing Management: Private Equity's Talent Conundrum

Doubting Existing Management: Private Equity’s Talent Conundrum

In the evolving Private Equity arena, a quintessence of proficient leadership is imperative to navigate the complexities and render substantial value. The journey from meticulous deal-making to managing assets proficiently has put an unprecedented…


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The Future of Executive Search: Blending AI with Emotional Intelligence

The Future of Executive Search: Blending AI with Emotional Intelligence

In today's rapidly evolving corporate landscape, the role of executive search is undergoing a profound transformation. As we stand at the crossroads of technological revolution and human intuition, it's imperative to envision the future of executive…


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Executive Onboarding: How to Set Up Your New Execs for Success

Executive Onboarding: How to Set Up Your New Execs for Success

When it comes to the success of new executives in your organization, just about nothing plays as critical a role as onboarding. Sure, a new hire could be a highly-skilled, perfect-match leader eager to start. But without proper onboarding, these…


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How External Board Evaluation Can Support Board of Director Recruitment

How External Board Evaluation Can Support Board of Director Recruitment

When you’re looking to recruit a new board director, how do you know who is the perfect fit? The truth is that bringing on a new board director can be powerful and transformative because they will reshape the composition of the board, bring new…


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Achieve Greater Board Effectiveness With a Board Advisory Partner 1

How to Achieve Greater Board Effectiveness With a Board Advisory Partner

Is your board of directors operating at its maximum effectiveness? Today's boards make critical decisions that have profound organizational impacts, all while upholding their fiduciary duty of acting in the best interest of shareholders.  Besides,…


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Defining the Difference Between Recruitment and Executive Search Services

Defining the Difference Between Recruitment and Executive Search Services

When top-tier organizations want to bring on powerhouse executive leaders, they generally have two options for finding their dream placement: executive search services or executive recruiting services. While the two terms might seem similar (and…


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What to Consider During Your Annual Evaluation When It Comes to Boardroom Diversity

Boardroom diversity is far from just a hot-button buzzword, and today, it's well understood that diversity is never recommended simply for the sake of "checking a box." The truth is that boardroom diversity brings immense benefits to the CEO, the…


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