31 Aug 2021
By Lynn Hargreaves, Fractional Chief Operating Officer and GigX Charter Member I'll admit that I'm a bit cynical about all of the statements coming from companies saying they want to #BeBetter. Having spent my career executing strategies of all shapes and sizes, I am immediately left with the question, “How do you plan to #BeBetter?” After all, without specific goals, action items, and… Read
31 Jul 2021
Table of contents D-Day had a rocky start with huge hurdles to overcome What does D-Day have to do with your career? Is it time for Plan B? 4 steps to create Plan B In Conclusion   D-Day had a rocky start with huge hurdles to overcome “Despite all the best of plans… anybody that’s been in war knows that things are really going to go wrong, and boy did they go wrong on D-Day,”… Read
24 Jun 2021
By Debra Ruh, Co-Founder of Billion-Strong and CEO for Ruh Global IMPACT, and by Nabil Eid, CIO for Ruh Global IMPACT Gender equality remains a significant issue in the corporate world, and there are still some outstanding questions about what will power the future. The involvement and integration of women with disabilities in leading and influencing work is vital. Diversity is… Read
03 Jun 2021
By Chuck Lee, Co-founder of the GigX Fractional CxO Network The gig economy is the modern answer sourcing experienced leadership talent. Many independent workers have difficulty separating themselves from the crowd, as many fields can be hyper-competitive. Here are some of the top tips for succeeding in the gig economy: Keep it human Be flexible and adaptable with your skills Make… Read
27 Apr 2021
By Angelo Ponzi, Fractional CMO, The Ponzi Group Creating a global brand and messaging strategy makes good business sense. Done right, it has the potential to dramatically expand your consumer base—not to mention your bottom line. Even if your brand is currently limited to the local or regional scene, it’s never too soon to start thinking globally. A brand’s image or reputation is only… Read
20 Apr 2021
By Robert Curtis, GigX, Inc Advisory Council Member   Table of contents What is the gig economy? A rapidly changing labor landscape The rise of fractional leaders Many are not ready for retirement Why do companies hire fractional executives in 2021?   What is the gig economy? The gig economy is a term often used to describe longer-term freelance arrangements and independent… Read
13 Apr 2021
By Chuck Lee, Co-founder of the GigX Fractional CxO Network I attended a business conference in the mid '90s whose keynote speaker was Roberto Goizueta, the Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company. At that time, Goizueta was a rock star, having built the company into one of the most celebrated global brands with unprecedented shareholder value. As he approached the podium, Goizueta… Read
06 Apr 2021
By David Urman, Fractional Chief Revenue Officer & Fractional Chief Legal Officer These are serious times, and many of you have been suddenly thrust into the world of remote work. As for me, I have pretty much worked from home for 25 years. When I first started, remote working was called unemployment. Today, it is a credible, but still misunderstood, way to earn a living.  Let… Read
30 Mar 2021
By Tom Haak, Founder of The HR Trend Institute HR organizations are changing. What are some of the trends we are sensing?   1. HR IS SPLIT UP IN THREE PARTS HR OPERATIONS Most of what HR does, can be captured under the label HR operations. World class HR operations are key, and many organizations are carving out and centralizing HR operations. Outsourcing or partially outsourcing is… Read
15 Mar 2021
By Epi Ludvik, Founder & CEO of Crowdsourcing Week and BOLD Awards We are at the beginning of a period of exponential growth through harnessing human intellect with intelligent technology. The pace of change is often said to get faster and faster, the increase in the world’s collective knowledge is certainly growing faster and faster. Not only is more information available than… Read