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By Doug Pick, Fractional CEO, CSO, CBO
As a seasoned consumer product CEO and recognized leader in the niche of ear plugs, I’ve enjoyed partnering with buyers of the nation’s largest retailers. The game of retail distribution is complicated, competitive and constantly changing. In order to succeed, one must understand the wants, needs and nuances of each player. Below are examples of… Read
By Jeremiah Wanzell, Fractional CGO & CRO
As the old saying goes, “you don’t know, what you don’t know.” When you are managing the day-to-day business there is often little time to think about an exit strategy or perhaps you never even considered an exit strategy. However, as your business matures and you are either approaching retirement, or are a serial entrepreneur ready to… Read
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 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
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
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