“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.”
Experience is a gift for those who choose to learn from it, and those who learn how they must adapt in order to recognise how different situations, resources and people fit the current day and potential for tomorrow. Yet experience can also cut the wrong way when an executive leader uses experience as a default setting to stifle new ideas and extinguish the flames of innovation that may seem strange, unachievable or simply unfamiliar.
Here are some stimulating minds on leadership to get you thinking.
Executives in a growing number of industry spaces are beginning to ask many ‘What if?’ sorts of question. The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) highlights key points from the article ‘Staying Ahead of Disruptive Business Models’ by TRANSEARCH.on Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants
An article posted by TRANSEARCH discusses how executives can stay ahead of business models such as new technology and new business competitors, which are as disruptive as they are ambitious. More indu... Read »
“There are certain things only the CEO can do, and culture is a big one. CEOs must create and foster a culture that encourages innovation to flourish and establishes a clear-cut process where ideas can be offered up and pursued.”Ron Williams on LinkedIn
One piece of advice I always share with other CEOs is the importance of fostering and protecting innovation across the enterprise, and this is true for millennials in particular. Read »
- Howard Pezim, Darren Raycroft on The Bedford Consulting Group
When business is thriving, a context Ed Gudaitis - Vice President and Country Manager, Canada at Allergan - has helped cultivate time and again throughout his career, the innovative biopharma leader i... Read »
- Bill Sakellaris on TRANSEARCH International Australia
The pursuit of meaningful work that is aligned to our values has never been more important, so aligning our moral compass with our career compass is a discussion I am having with many more executives ... Read »
“Get ready for change” isn’t just another corporate adage. It may be a prescription for insulating you and your organisation from the disruption that may lie ahead.
- Marcel Schwantes on Inc.
A global leadership study revealed that 85 percent of companies report an urgent need to develop employees with leadership potential. Let me echo that massive study: We are in an era with an alarming ... Read »
In 2012, Google’s People Operations department set out to study hundreds of teams to figure out why some stumbled while others soared. Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and senior editor, provides a detailed review of this research and offers thoroughly fascinating insight into the hallmarks of extraordinary teams.Charles Duhigg on The New York Times
ike most 25-year-olds, Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Read »