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By Paul White, Ph.D.
In traditional employer-employee work settings, when team members feel valued and appreciated by their colleagues, significant positive effects on the workplace occur. Benefits include increased employee engagement, reduced staff turnover, greater productivity, and less conflict and negativity. But the question arises: does the concept of communicating appreciation… Read
By Jeremiah Wanzell, Fractional CGO & CRO
There are so many DTC (direct to consumer) brands today that there are literally thousands of them. This explosion of brands is enabled because the barrier to entry is an absolute minimum. You no longer need a software development team to code your website or app to sell your products; nope, all you need is a Shopify account and you’re up… Read
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
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
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
By Anthony Mills, Fractional CInO & CTO
You Must Have New Innovation In Order to Drive Top Line Growth
Your organization, just like every other organization out there, has to deliver new innovation and not just simply incremental innovation, but rather truly impactful innovation that’s capable of moving the needle.
Moreover, just like your competition, your organization really… Read
Matt Spooner, GigX's Fractional Chief Business Development Officer, shares his viewpoint of transitioning to fractional work in the gig economy.
Table of contents
Fractional work and how it relates to other types of independent roles
The gig economy is growing for leadership roles
What makes a person a good fit for independent work
How do people get started in fractional or… Read
By Tony Boobier, internationally recognized expert on data, analytics and AI
It is never too soon, or too late, to start to prepare yourself for the Gig Economy. Executives should recognize the changing nature of work, especially as a result of technology changes. Through careful planning and constant effort, they can ensure that they are best placed to lend their experience, impartial… Read
By Paul Sloane, Author and Speaker on Lateral Thinking and the Leadership of Innovation
Growing up, Paul MacCready was fascinated by engineering and airplanes. At age 15 in 1940, he won a national model building contest, cementing his interest in aeronautics.
During World War II, he trained as a US Navy pilot and later earned a degree in physics from Yale University and a PhD in… Read
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