It’s important to value your team’s opinions, but when they can’t agree on an outcome or next step, a leader has to take responsibility and make a decision, says Chris Walden.
We can’t control the fact that bad things will sometimes happen under our watch. What we can control is how we react and work to remedy the situation, says Anthony Guerra.
Just as organizations have are controls in place with finances, we need to have controls in place with regards to relationships – not just to protect ourselves, but our teams as well, says CIO Bill Rieger.
Sometimes the best insights come from those who have never set foot in a board room, says Kate Huvane Gamble, who urges leaders to take a page from a classic movie that flipped the traditional roles.
Michael Elley weighs the pros and cons of being at both large and small organizations, how the CIO role has evolved in the past decade, and why it’s not realistic to create 5-year plans in today’s world.