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James Citrin

James Citrin is one of the world's foremost executive recruiters. He leads Spencer Stuart's North American CEO Practice and is a core member of the firm’s Board practice as well.[…]

In this live session with James Citrin, one of the world’s foremost executive recruiters and leadership experts, you’ll explore skills for success in a virtual world—whether you’re at the helm of your organization or are considering a career move.


You’ll learn:

  • 3 CEO leadership abilities that boards are looking for as a result of the pandemic: 1. Ability to streamline the company’s business model in the near term; 2. Ability to make select investments to accelerate growth post-pandemic; 3. Ability to wrap actions in purpose and mission.
  • The essential qualities and narrative arc of effective, short-form crisis communication, including a case study of Queen Elizabeth II’s televised addressed in April 2020.
  • The #1 job-saving action you can take right now: Make yourself essential by adding unexpected value using the 20/80 rule.

James Citrin is the author of The Career Playbook: Essential Advice for Today’s Aspiring Young Professional.