The 5 Critical Mistakes Executives Make Which Demotivate New Hires

Written by Andrew Nicholas on Oct 29, 2018

After going to all the time and effort to find your perfect new hire you want to make sure they hit the ground running.

Research from Deloitte’s has shown that motivated and engaged employees have a positive impact on business performance faster, and that the right support during onboarding is critical to maximising their potential as quickly as possible.

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The 6 Habits of Great C-Level Leaders

Written by EO Executives on Jun 27, 2018

Partnering with clients to headhunt the very best talent means that the EO Executives team are fortunate enough to network with a number of top business leaders. These leaders are at the peak of their career, or the leaders of tomorrow.  Meeting with them is always an eye-opening opportunity as they can offer a fresh perspective and expertise. 

The added value of placing these leaders into leading businesses is highly rewarding when you witness how they can provide such a positive impact to organisations in a time of need.

The question is, when these leaders have reached the top level of their career, how do they continue their success? This is topic I continuously discuss my network and one that many C-level experts want the answer to.

Once you have made it to the top- how do you continue to grow and be the best leader in your space?

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What Makes a World Class Commercial Leader?

Written by EO Executives on Jun 26, 2018


In recent months we have been witnessing how the top technology leaders operate and what has led them to accelerate their businesses at such an impressive rate.

They are doing something different and are well ahead of the curve. Everyone wants to know their secret; we have had numerous founders and leaders ask the same question- “How can we identify these world class commercial leaders?”

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How Do You Determine Resources for Vital Business Projects?

Written by EO Executives on Apr 30, 2018

As an Interim leader, do you have experience in hiring for change / transformation programmes? If so, what would your advice be to organisations?

EO Executives was originally founded on Interim Management but evolved to meet market demands and has operated as both an Interim Management and Executive Search Consultancy for many years now.

Given EO’s value proposition, our team of experts therefore understand that resourcing top talent across the board in today's business climate is extremely challenging.

Most organisations that we work with are either in growth or change mode, and Practice Leads are typically engaged by these clients to source an immediate interim solution to support delivery of such major strategic programs.

Nonetheless, is an Interim Manager always the most suitable resource to provide input and expertise for vital projects?

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Why Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders Need to Get Better at Hiring

Written by EO Executives on May 23, 2017

After giving last week’s Procurement Leaders, World Procurement Congress a week to marinate, I have come to the conclusion that you, todays procurement and supply chain leaders, need to step up your game in the talent market. I listened to countless speakers stand up and tell you that the future is going to be challenging. Automation, VUCA and a millennial workforce are just some of the challenges you and your businesses are facing.

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3 Questions All Business Leaders Should be Asking Themselves

Written by EO Executives on Feb 16, 2017
When businesses are stuck with historic way of implementing processes and projects the need for change and transformation is often overlooked. Nonetheless, there is no escaping the need for change, after all how can businesses become more innovative and attract customers, stay ahead of the game and even bring on new talent with outdated methods?

Businesses often implement change and transformation projects for numerous reasons but in the end, the goal is to improve the success of the business. The most successful business leaders understand that change is fundamental for continuous growth, employee retention and the overall running of the business. Continue reading

The Five M's of Modern Leadership

Written by EO Executives on Nov 04, 2016

Modern, progressive leadership is changing and is an ongoing matter of personal refinement, balance and adjustment.

Organisations are flatter, traditional hierarchies are being demolished and change is the new business as usual. You can no longer just wield a big title or “pull rank” in your communications as your direct reports are assessing your capability as much as you are theirs.

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The Impact On Finance Following Britain’s Decision to Leave The EU

Written by EO Executives on Aug 16, 2016

Following the result of Britain’s decision to leave the EU the team at Executives online were quick off the mark to survey over 1,000 senior leaders across the UK and the rest of Europe. Our goal was to gain an understanding into how businesses across all industries have been directly impacted.

As an Associate Director at Executives Online, I also work actively within finance and directly with CFOs on a daily basis. It is fundamental for me to understand how the finance sector is performing and so I set to grasp exactly how finance has been impacted by the Brexit result. 

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The Crucial Lesson For Business Leaders From The Political Debate

Written by EO Executives on Apr 07, 2015

With the election hotting up, the televised leaders debate made for compelling viewing last week. Both during and after the debate I was monitoring social and mainstream media to try and get a feel for the “winners” on the night and I was surprised by what I found...

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The 5 Essential Skills Of A Future Super Leader

Written by EO Executives on Feb 18, 2015

Leadership is all about inspiring and motivating your team, installing a sense of purpose within each individual that allows them to fulfil the organisations objectives.

Whilst that will always be true, the demands on leadership are changing. Geopolitical uncertainty and the digital revolution are dramatically changing the global business landscape and asking new questions of business leaders.

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