Category: Career Coaching

What It Takes to Be a Leader in Accounting

Entering the third decade of the 21st century, leaders in the accounting sector are confronted with the inexorable march toward automation and digitization against the backdrop of a call for upskilling, especially in the area of change management.   The International

What It Takes to Be a Leader in Retail

Retail, an industry disrupted to its core by the COVID-19 pandemic while already facing significant challenges, cries out for strong, transformational leadership. “COVID-19 has shaken retail markets everywhere,” notes the report The Pandemic and Global Retail Markets. “While many other

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What It Takes to Be a Leader in Consumer Packaged Goods

Recurrent themes among experts in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry point to a discipline that would benefit from a boost in innovation, disruption, and digital transformation. “Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies are classic examples of organizations that have to

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What It Takes to Be a Leader in Technology Security

A significant key to success for technology-security leaders appears to be the ability to combine business acumen with technology expertise. “It’s assumed that the information security leader has both the technical and tactical/operational skills to do the job,” states a

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What It Takes to Be a Leader in the Internet of Things

Leadership in the discipline known as the Internet of Things (IoT) is unique because the field itself is not seen as a technology, but rather “a leadership opportunity; a mechanism to transform businesses.” That’s the perspective of MIT’s Sloan Executive Education Blog,

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What It Takes to Be a Leader in Healthcare

Because labor costs typically consume 50 to 60 percent of a hospital’s operating revenue, less-than-stellar leadership can have a significant impact. “Healthcare organizations represent a system of processes, people, and other resources that must be led effectively to achieve the desired

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Outlook for the Chief Clinical Information Officer Role

What You Need to Know Right Now to Level Up as a CCIO The role of Chief Clinical Information (or Informatics) Officer has its earliest roots half a century ago amid the emergence of Electronic Health Records (EHR), also known as

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Outlook for the Chief Nursing Officer Role

What You Need to Know Right Now to Level Up as a CNO The Chief Nursing Officer (sometimes known as Chief Nursing Executive) is the top-ranking nursing management professional in any healthcare organization. A July 2017 study of CNOs by

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Outlook for the Chief Medical Officer Role

What You Need to Know Right Now to Level Up as a CMO The watchwords for the role of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) are “change” and “evolution.” No longer solely focused on patients in hospitals, CMOs are now often charged

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Outlook for the Chief Legal Officer Role

What You Need to Know Right Now to Level Up as a Chief Legal Officer What’s the difference between a Chief Legal Officer (CLO) and a General Counsel (GC)? The primary difference is that most Chief Legal Officers report directly to

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