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 May 2021
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
25 May 2021
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
13 May 2021
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
06 May 2021
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
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