The key to having difficult conversations with members of your team? Conduct them in a way that’s “more about coaching, mentoring, and showing that you’re invested in this person’s success,” says Kristin Myers, VP of IT at Mount Sinai Health.
No matter what the reporting structure looks like, CIOs must be in tuned with other C-suite leaders to ensure the IT strategy is in line with the organization’s strategy, says Robin Lang. Otherwise, “it’s really hard to be successful,” she says in this interview.
It’s extremely easy to get stuck in a rut, whether it’s a fitness routine or your leadership style, says Kate Gamble, who believes breaking your routine isn’t just helpful, but necessary.
It’s time to start viewing the gender pay gap as what it really is – an economical issue, says Carla Smith. In this interview, she talks about her vision for the future, and what it will take to make it a reality.
Every organization wants to hire the best candidate, but in reality, it’s not always feasible – it may not even be necessary, says Judy Kirby, who shares some of the lessons she’s learned from 30 years of executive recruiting.