This Week in Leadership

A surprising leader on equal pay. Overly ambitious goals. Plus, how your phone may be holding you back as a leader. Read Korn Ferry’s take on recent news, from our reporting team.

New Zealand, the New Champion of Equal Pay   

The country’s new prime minister is on a bold mission to close the gender pay gap there—and elsewhere.

Leadership Deadlock: Deal with It           

The recent flap at the US consumer finance bureau is a reminder to boards to set solid rules to break stalemates.

Your Smartphone Is Stealing Your Leadership Skills         

Sometimes, says emotional intelligence pro Daniel Goleman, the best advice is the simplest: put your device down and focus.

Are Some Goals Just Too Big?    

A mission to Mars. A new electric car. How ambitious goals from the likes of Musk and Dyson can be double-edged swords.

Digital Sustainability: Measuring the Best            

A landmark Korn Ferry index that measures future digital success finds a surprising frontrunner.


  • Tom McMullen

    Senior Client Partner

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  • Daniel Goleman

    Contributor, Korn Ferry Institute

  • Werner Penk

    President, Technology

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  • Katie Lahey

    Executive Chairman, Australasia

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  • Richard Emerton

    Managing Partner, Board & CEO Services EMEA

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  • Dennis Carey

    Vice Chairman, Co-Leader, Board Services

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