Bombani Khosa

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Developing Mindful Leaders for the C-Suite

<i>Time Magazine</i> recently put “The Mindfulness Revolution” on its cover, which could either be seen as hyping the latest business fad, or as signaling a major change in the thinking of executive leaders. I believe it’s the latter.<p>The use of mindful practices like meditation, introspection, and …

When It’s Time for the CEO to Go

At a directors’ meeting of a specialty appliance firm I was advising a few years ago, the agenda featured the selection committee’s report presented by Stefan, chairman and CEO. The board members had expected to get a list of the candidates to succeed Stefan, who was past retirement age. However, …

The Seven Skills You Need to Thrive in the C-Suite

What executive skills are most prized by companies today? How has that array of skills changed in the last decade, and how is it likely to change in the next ten years? To find out, I surveyed senior consultants in 2010 at a top-five global executive-search firm. Experienced search consultants …

Boards don’t know their next CEOs

One of the biggest CEO successions of the last decade played out recently in the public eye, as Microsoft went about choosing only its third CEO in the last 39 years. Over a period of more than five months, the tech world's favorite parlor game became guessing the next chief of the software giant …

Meet a woman CEO with 9 children

While some women might delay or give up having children to focus on business, Newton Investment Management chief executive Helena Morrissey showed …