Putting the Success back in Succession Planning!

In this year’s Human Capital Trends Report by Deloitte, insights from the executives who responded align with why we believe we need to reframe succession planning.


  • 90% rated building the organization of the future as one of the most important challenges
  • Over 80% stress learning as critical to skills central to the 21st-century organization


The question we asked […]

Complexity Leadership Theory: Shifting from Human Capital to Social Capital

As HR professionals, we need to keep pace with the dynamic nature of the world we live in. Embracing emerging research from such disciplines as network theory and complexity science helps us to seek out adaptive solutions that enable the value of social capital. In this article from People + Strategy, Michael Arena and colleague […]

Recommended Reading

Why do some people get stressed while others stay calm, cool, and collected under pressure? According to renowned stress researcher Dr. Derek Roger, the answer lies in resilience―your ability to cope with challenges and thrive under adversity―rather than ruminating and obsessing over them.The behaviors that characterize the eight key measures of resilience are outlined in […]

NeuroLeadership Summit: An Everyone Conference

This month marked the 13th NeuroLeadership Summit, with record in-person attendance in New York City and virtual attendance, thanks to the summit’s offer permitting anyone to view sessions online for free. More than 40,000 sites joined the virtual conversation, proving the inclusivity of this gesture. Inclusion was a thread throughout the summit’s discussions centered on […]

99.7% Recommend This Innovative Leadership Experience

Matthew Farmer of Emerging World shares the results of new research on the long-term impact of Corporate International Service Learning (CISL) experiences. The study, completed in collaboration with leading global organizations found that “99.7% of participants recommended a CISL experience to a colleague”. The results strongly endorse CISL’s positive and lasting impact on leadership behavior, […]

Microsoft Front Lines – Award Winning Leadership Development

When Microsoft wanted to introduce a program that combined leadership development with corporate responsibility, they turned to Emerging World for help. Front Lines is an award-winning experience, co-created by Microsoft and Emerging World, and Sage Ways. It was designed to not only inspire and stretch Microsoft leaders, but also support their partners and customers working […]