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054: Lorenzo Simonelli, CEO of Baker Hughes on Driving Change Through Uncertainty

Lessons from the C-Suite All successful CEOs possess several critical skills and attributes. Chief among them is the ability to build a diverse team that complements the CEO’s capabilities and expertise and provides both support and challenge as needed.  A CEO must be able to decisively manage ambiguity and constant change, while focusing on strategic …

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Three drivers to make M&A integration successful

Too many M&As fail due to poor integration.  And this is not something new. Back in 2011, Harvard Business Review published some staggering data that showed 70% of mergers failed to deliver value. Almost 10 years later, another survey from PwC shows that the failure rate is still the same.  Let’s put these numbers into …

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049: Three Drivers to Make M&A Integration Successful with Branka Dessens

49,600 M&A deals failed last year.  Here’s the logic: According to Pwc, we hit a new record of M&A deals globally in 2021: 62,000. But according to many experts, the average failure rate is 80%.  If this is true, it’s too easy to fail. But it’s never about strategy, commercial, or finance alone. It’s also …

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Why C-suite leaders should have a personal brand

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For Episode # 23 of “The World-Class Leaders Show” podcast, I hosted Jeffrey Hayzlett, primetime television host of C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett and Executive Perspectives on C-Suite TV, and business podcast host of All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett on C-Suite Radio. Jeffrey is well known as a business trendsetter and transformational leader. He was instrumental …

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023: Why C-Suite Leaders Should Have a Personal Brand with Jeffrey Hayzlett

It doesn’t matter whether you are an employee, a corporate officer, or an entrepreneur, a key factor for success is to stand out from your peers and be recognized for your essential characteristics and attributes. By building a solid and cohesive social media presence across multiple platforms and embracing opportunities to give back to your …

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How to drive innovation through corporate venture funds

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While many corporate venture funds may appear to generate middling returns, often they can generate huge internal value within an organisation. The key is to determine what you want to achieve with a venture fund, and then take the time to thoroughly set and communicate the strategy with your people. If you provide crystal clarity …

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