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    “As digital tightens its grip on business models, new ways of working and organisational practices are migrating from the tech world into the wider business community as it undergoes the often fraught process of digital transformation. Enter the chief product officer, the executive charged with making sure it all runs smoothly.”

    The Rising Influence Of The Chief Product Officer

    Tess Bennett on Which-50

    Answering to the CEO, the CPO typically has a broad purview at the intersection of tech, user and business requirements. Read »

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    How can leaders translate the complexity of strategy into guidelines that are simple and flexible enough to execute? Rather than trying to boil the strategy down to a pithy statement, it’s better to develop a small set of priorities that everyone gets behind to produce results.

    Turning Strategy Into Results

    Donald Sull, Stefano Turconi, Charles Sull, James Yoder on MIT Sloan Management Review

    Strategy Planning Results Strategy, at its heart, is about choice. Few companies succeed by making a single big bet. Most winning strategies are based on a bundle of choices about, among other things... Read »

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    “Chief Executives have tremendous resources at their disposal, but they face an acute scarcity in one critical area: Time. Drawing on an in-depth 12-year study, this package examines the unique time management challenges of CEOs and the best strategies for conquering them.”

    3 great articles:

    • How CEOs Manage Time
    • What Do CEOs Actually Do?
    • One CEO’s Approach to Managing His Calendar

    The Leader's Calendar

    on Harvard Business Review

    Running a large global company is an exceedingly complex job. The scope of the organization’s managerial work is vast, encompassing functional agendas, business unit agendas, multiple organizational... Read »

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    Kathy Simmons provides 5 tactics to help you gauge culture when considering a job prospect.

    Five Tactics Executive Candidates Can Use To Assess Company Culture

    Kathy Simmons on BlueSteps

    Most of us have heard the famous quip attributed to Peter Drucker, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." It's become so commonly repeated that's it's almost a cliché at this point. But what does the... Read »

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    Global Leaders Need Their Own Talent Agenda

    A variety of recent economic indicators show that global business leaders are spending as much as half of their time dealing with people issues inside their organizations. These span growing needs to recruit to fill key talent gaps and to develop hum Read more »

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    How Humble Leadership Really Works

    Dan Cable on Harvard Business Review

    When you're a leader - no matter how long you've been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there - you are merely overhead unless you're bringing out the best in your employees. Unfortunate... Read »

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    Searching For The Agile (And Proven) Leader

    Global corporations are looking for a special breed of leader. Strategic priorities are framing ever more specialised requirements for new executive hires and the selective upgrading of existing management roles. Superior executive talent is increasi Read more »

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    Connecting With The Hidden Culture In Your Company

    Even inside some of the most successful global business enterprises, there is a hidden culture and social identity and energy that either complements the party line about the company's missions and values or recognises it to be disconnected from the Read more »

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    Anni Nelimarkka provides a quick overview of the TRANSEARCH Orxestra© Culture Questionnaire and how it benefits your business.

    Introducing TRANSEARCH Orxestra Culture Questionnaire

    Anni Nelimarkka on LinkedIn

    TRANSEARCH Orxestra© Culture Questionnaire is an effective way of working with the strengths and weaknesses of the corporate culture. The questionnaire would potentially reveal the specific areas in ... Read »

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    39 companies that are recognised as excellent employers share their employee retention strategies.

    Employee Retention Strategies: 39 Companies’ Key Methods for Retaining Talent

    Peter Banerjea on Time Doctor

    It's a troubling moment, isn't it? When a valued employee tells you that he or she has found a better opportunity? Employee retention is one of the biggest challenges that companies are facing today. Read »

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