20 Jan 2022
By Kevin Popović, Fractional CXO (FCMO, FCSO, FCIO, FCCO), Founder of Market Ready Index® If the C-Suite was Star Trek, Fractional Chief Marketing Officers (FCMOs) would be the red shirts of the leadership team. Just like our namesakes, we have a very small window within a perilous situation to prove our worth or we’re killed off in dramatic fashion and quickly replaced in the next… Read
23 Nov 2021
By Robertson Hunter Stewart, Author of One to One: Managing quality time with individuals for engagement and success, Management Expert & Coach Why are One to One meetings so important? Well, before we can begin answering this question, let's talk about the importance of communication. If you never meet with your team and employees, you’ll never be able to garner information from… Read
12 Oct 2021
By Andy Spinks, GigX Charter Member & Fractional Chief Information Officer “I want it all, and I want it now!” Queen. “I Want It All.” The Miracle, Capitol Records, 1989. We live in a disposable age where things change all the time and new becomes old very quickly. Short attention spans coupled with lack of patience and the appeal of new and shiny pervades everything we see and… Read
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