Transition Tips

Preserve Your University’s Legacy By Supporting Your New President leadership transition May 05, 2022

- By Sophie Pinkoski 

In the past decade, 18 presidents of Canadian universities failed to complete their first term. With even more university presidents announcing their departure during the pandemic, it’s...

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Experiment as You Return to the Office leadership transition Apr 27, 2022

- By Sophie Pinkoski

Between the 18th and 19th centuries, the Industrial Revolution introduced the workforce to machine innovations and the traditional 9 to 5 work day. Then, the Second World War expanded opportunities for...

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Don't Lose Our New Leaders leadership transition Apr 14, 2022

- By Sophie Pinkoski

When the pandemic began, leaders worldwide scrambled to keep their organizations afloat.

Leading through an unprecedented crisis wasn’t anything that could be taught or prepared for –...

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Finding Your Joy in Retirement: It’s a Journey, Not a Destination leadership transition Apr 05, 2022

- By Sophie Pinkoski

As a new CEO, you went through a rigorous transition period to prepare you for your role. Now that you’re at the end of your tenure, shifting into retirement may not seem as involved in...

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Meet Your Needs Without the CEO Title leadership transition Mar 17, 2022

- By Sophie Pinkoski

Beneath the joy and relief that follow your first days of retirement comes a particular sense of loss. As a CEO, you’ve dedicated your life to leading an organization – an endeavor that...

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Your Next CEO is Already Here: Internal Successors leadership transition Mar 10, 2022

- By Sophie Pinkoski 

After two years of delaying transitions to accommodate the ongoing pandemic crisis, outgoing leaders are finally taking the leap and moving on. Executive outplacement firm, Challenger, Gray,...

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Preparing for Take Off: When to Stop Delaying Your Departure  leadership transition Feb 23, 2022

- By Sophie Pinkoski

In February 2020, Zip Recruiter recorded 22,072 job openings for C-Suite positions. Merely three months later, these numbers plummeted to 9,301 as the pandemic took hold. April and May 2020 saw a...

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Building Your Horizon in Uncertain Times leadership transition Feb 02, 2022

-By Sophie Pinkoski

How many of us could have predicted, let alone prepared for, the eventuality of a world-wide pandemic? An event like this is sometimes referred to as a black swan: so rare, it might as well be...

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It’s a Puzzle, Not a Problem leadership transition Jan 25, 2022

- By Sophie Pinkoski

Back in 2020, the world experienced a shift in innovative thinking. Without any warning, we were thrust into a global crisis that required us all to think on our feet to keep each other safe and...

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Is There Calm in This Pandemic Storm? leadership transition Jan 18, 2022

- By Sophie Pinkoski

For so long now, we’ve been operating in crisis mode, responding to emergencies keeping us from moving forward with our lives.

Remaining caught up in a holding pattern of waiting for the worst...

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Let Your Body Feed Your Mind leadership transition Dec 21, 2021

- By Sophie Pinkoski

Throughout the pandemic, we have become far more attentive toward mental health in our professional lives. But a crucial aspect of maintaining mental health often goes overlooked: taking care...

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Lead Your Organization, Don’t Battle Your Inbox leadership transition Dec 14, 2021

-By Sophie Pinkoski

Throughout the pandemic, we have especially adapted to communicate with one another almost exclusively in a digital capacity. While shifting from in-person to virtual meetings has been a huge innovation...

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