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Must-reads for CHROs seeking to make more data-driven decisions

Forward-thinking chief human resources officers around the globe are increasingly looking at big trends in consumer experiences and applying them to improve how they keep employees engaged. According to the just-released CHRO Study published by IBM’s Institute for Business Value, these include using cloud-based services to enable a more flexible workforce unbound by office walls; […]

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Oki Matsumoto: Advice on how to be disruptive—and stay disruptive

When Oki Matsumoto, Chief Executive Officer of Monex Group, Inc., speaks in front of an audience about bold technological disruption and the future of finance, he gestures with an elegant, sweeping arc of his arm. It’s as if he is tracing the trajectory of a big idea.He has a demeanor that is brilliantly wise and […]

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CMO Live Chat with THINK Leaders

What challenges face chief marketing officers who seek to excel in data-driven leadership and the creation of engaging customer experiences? On February 9th we asked a panel of experts to share their wisdom on this topic and join us for a chat, which is archived in the comment section below. Our panel included: Carolyn Baird, […]

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Steve Rubinow: Big risks can lead to big rewards in the C-suite

Steve Rubinow has served as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Thomson Reuters and CIO, Chief Technology Officer, and Chief Innovation Officer for NYSE Euronext, the world’s largest global exchange. He currently holds the dual position of Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Catalina, and leads its global technology function.You may not have heard […]

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Step-by-Step: Lead like a Millennial executive

The new Millennial boardroom, Credit: thinkstockphotos.com As members of the Millennial generation (born between 1980-1994) make their way up the corporate ladder, analysts foretell a shift in business-as-usual. But what is changing, really? “Leadership in general is not going to be completely redefined,” says Michael Parrish DuDell, Millennial business author and keynote speaker. “But when […]

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Can we remake the leadership industry?

Book Review: Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time, by Jeffrey Pfeffer (Harper Business)   To be a successful C-suite leader today, you must be authentic, modest, truthful and selfless—right? Not if you want to win in today’s environment, suggests Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. […]

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Step-by-step: Hidden competition

Prepare for hidden competition from outside your industry When leaders evaluate their competitive landscape, they naturally look at the same set of players in their industry, year after year. Traditionally, these competitive sets were well understood, and evolved slowly and predictably. These days? Not so much. A company used to be considered a competitor when […]

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Andrea Darweesh: CHRO “tip of the arrow” during organizational change

When you’re in the business of predicting the weather, you know everything can change in an instant. From their massively successful television station the Weather Channel to multi-platform digital powerhouses like weather.com and Weather Underground, the Weather Company is able to understand what it takes to deliver trustworthy insights in real-time like few other media […]

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