• It has become something of a taboo in our society to say you don't want to be a leader — especially if you are one. Richard Hytner, a former CEO at the global advertising giant Saatchi & Saatchi, experienced it firsthand and is trying to break that stigma.- Lillian Cunningham, Editor, On Leadership, The Washington Post
  • Hytner notes that talent development, for example, is crucial to companies now, so the lack of a great track record for hiring, inspiring, and keeping star employees sometimes trips up aspiring CEOs.- Anne Fisher, Fortune Magazine
  • He argues convincingly that a great team of a chief executive and a number two is a more successful proposition than a solitary leader. Mr Hytner describes the various types of consiglieri – lodestones, educators, anchors and deliverers, according to his segmentation.- Luke Johnson, Financial Times
  • Richard Hytner, deputy chairman of London-based advertising giant Saatchi & Saatchi, thinks corporate understudies are too often overlooked. He’s set out to burnish the reputation of the second-in-command...- Adam Auriemma, the Wall Street Journal
  • It’s a trove of advice about how to be a great deputy and principal adviser, a calling that has brought out the best in people as varied and admirable as Warren Buffett’s Charlie Munger, Anna Wintour’s Grace Coddington, Abraham Lincoln’s William Seward, and Henry VIII’s Thomas Cromwell.- Frederick E. Allen, Forbes

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Hytner: Gen Y Leaders: 16 Chances to Shine. Just Stop the Selfies – Huffington Post UK

Hytner: Gen Y Leaders: 16 Chances to Shine. Just Stop the Selfies – Huffington Post UK

90% of emerging global leaders from Generation Y, born after 1982 and before 2004, will stay with the same employer for less than five years, and a third of them plan to leave within two years, according to a survey presented by Adam Kingl at London Business School’s Global Leadership Summit www.london.edu/gls. No sooner have these twenty-somethings signed up to start one job than their minds are turning to the next, each one having to meet their number one requirement from an employer, ‘work-life balance’. Does employee engagement now demand employee entitlement?

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