Management Styles: Understanding different styles for more efficient management
Management styles can really impact team productivity. Depending on the way managers plan, organise, delegate, make decisions and manage their staff can be the difference in a successful and not so successful project.
ESG, Culture and the Workplace: insights from our expert panel
Adam Gates, Becky Mackarel and Richard Plaistowe from the Odgers Interim Financial and Professional Services Practice recently hosted a stimulating and informative evening client event featuring a brilliant panel of experts.
A perennial celebration: how Odgers supports neurodiversity
Four of our employees reveal how neurodiversity affects their lives and why it matters so much that Odgers’ supportive and inclusive culture encourages them to be their true selves.
Neurodiversity Celebration Week (13-19 March...
From sci-fi into reality: how fiction anticipated today’s world
Amid the clamor around AI “taking over”, Glen Johnson, Partner in the Odgers Interim Atlanta office looks at how sci-fi envisioned some exciting technological developments.
Back in 1872, English writer Samuel Butler published...
ESG grounded in reality: greater scrutiny calls for robust risk assessment
Paul Wenman, owner of InvestAssure and an expert in sustainability, talks to Odgers Interim about the growing risks around making ESG claims that fail to match operational realities.
Last year was a tumultuous one for investors...
Emotional Intelligence: a step by step guide
Emotional Quotient (EQ) or Emotional Intelligence (EI) or was popularised in 1995 by Daniel Goldman. It refers to the ability to recognize and understand emotions, both in yourself and in others. Being emotionally intelligent...
What is Active Listening and why is it important in the workplace?
Active listening requires full concentration on what is being spoken about, as opposed to passively “hearing” the conversation. It is a skill that can be developed with practice and requires the listener to actively engage in...
Don’t let a talent gap stop you in your tracks
It’s taking longer to replace executive talent but there’s no need for vital leadership posts to remain unfilled, says Paul Smith, Managing Partner, Odgers Interim US.
Organizations of all kinds are wrestling with a talent...
Worried about the economy? Opportunities can be found in a ‘down market’
Interest rates are going up and the stock market has the jitters, yet it’s not all doom and gloom writes Glen Johnson, Partner in the Odgers Interim Atlanta office.
Well, you will find the global and US economy in one of the...
Business development: How Interim talent can take startups to the next level
Interim business development talent can be the answer growth-hungry startups are looking for, says Head of our Consumer, Retail, Healthcare and Professional Services Interim Practices in the US, Lori Rubin.
Think of a match made...
Are you confident in your leadership team?
Glen Johnson, Partner at Odgers Interim, says that if you don’t have confidence in your leadership team, you are far from alone. In fact, as our Leadership Confidence Index 2022 finds, you are in the majority.
In late 2021, over...
Bigger plans: interim appointments that drive growth
Lori Rubin, Head of our Consumer, Retail, Healthcare and Professional Services Practices in the US, says that interim talent can help organizations achieve major growth objectives.
Think big, think interim!
I say that because...
Statement of Support for Ukraine
Odgers Berndtson unreservedly condemns the violent invasion of Ukraine. We are committed to the support of our Ukrainian colleagues and the wider population who we have assisted through donations to charity.
We support all...
The wisdom of Ted Lasso: interim management lessons from a heartwarming TV hit
Lori Rubin, Head of our Consumer, Retail, Healthcare and Professional Services Interim Practices in the US, says the critically acclaimed comedy series about a sports coach has much to teach us about what makes a great interim...
Cultural authenticity: putting DEI at the heart of strategies and performance
Glen Johnson, Partner at Odgers Interim, argues that a smart and authentic approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) can be an important factor in cementing or transforming organizational culture.
DEI is a hot topic and...
Turning uncertainty into opportunity: How Interim Management can be used to navigate the challenges of M&A
Bambos Eracleous, Partner and Head of our Media & Entertainment Practice, explores the changes, challenges, and opportunities arising from M&A in the sector and how interim management can add value on both a business and individual level.
Ghosting in Recruitment: The unfortunate and never-ending trend
Glen Johnson, Partner at Odgers Interim, reflects on the unfortunate and never-ending trend of ghosting in the recruitment sector, the relationships and reputations that might get damaged as a result, and why open and honest communication will always be more beneficial than #ghosting someone.
Meet our Interims: Insights from Healthcare Interim Graham Cherrington
Lori Rubin, Partner at Odgers Interim, speaks to Graham Cherrington, a successful Senior Executive in the Healthcare Industry, about his transition to interim work, the advice he would share with early career interim executives, and his approach to interim assignments in the healthcare industry.