Make it Personal: Managing Growth by Focusing on Culture

By Susan Gallagher, President & CEO, U.S.

Congratulations! Whether it is a cross-border merger, explosive market growth, or a new technology that is working better than you had ever hoped, you have the best problem a business can have: managing rapid growth.

In Blog, Culture, Leadership, Talent Strategy

The Importance of Communication for the Emoji Generation

Not long ago, I was training a group of leaders on effective presentation, communication, and storytelling skills. While I conveyed the finer points of elocution, a participant raised a question.

In Blog, Training, Leadership & Talent, Talent Strategy, Leadership Development

Increase the Odds of Merger Success with a Smart Talent Strategy

By Susan Gallagher, President & CEO, U.S. | Last year set a record for mergers and acquisitions, with more than 50,000 deals valued at more than $3.5 trillion, according to Thomson Reuters. I wonder how many of them will succeed. According to Harvard Business Review, between 70 and 90 percent of mergers and acquisitions fail. The reasons for this failure rate are complex, and no two deals are the same.

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