It’s astonishing how much we rely upon a model of the CV that is pretty much a century out of date. Times have certainly changed. Have you created a CV that fits the times? Document of record or compelling case? Is your CV simply a stagnant document of record? Is it just a collection of […]
Have you ever been dumped? It’s tough when your career’s at stake.
Jane’s new role as Chief Marketing Officer in her organisation was a ‘stretch promotion’ to the Senior Leadership Team, the top group of the business that made all the key strategic decisions.
An astonishing proportion of new executives, including CEOs, fail in the first 18months in the role. It may take another 18 months before they leave, which stalls their career and destroys value. There are three phases where you determine your success as an executive – preparation, induction and ongoing.
The battle to keep talent A little while ago, I was talking with a client about the pain he was experiencing in trying to retain one of his team. It was a classic tussle between the field and Corporate. They wanted the headcount reduction; he wanted to keep the guy who had a great offer from a […]
I’d like to share a terrific interview between the CEO of Salesforce, Marc Benioff and Linda Rottenberg of the Endeavor group back in 2012. It’s still relevant, whether you’re an entrepreneur or not. Benioff’s comments are useful for anyone contemplating a career change. You can see the transcript and the Endeavor site here [http://www.endeavor.org/network/marc-benioff-keynote/]. Four drivers I think […]
When you’re new you know nothing? Right? And if you know nothing it must be because you’re stupid, right? Well, no, of course, you can’t be expected to know everything, logically. But not all teams are kind to new members and they can find all sorts of ways to play on your natural ignorance. But it […]