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12:20 pm

Why don't Sales, Marketing and Product Executives have a seat at the strategy table?

Recently, I was reading a blog post from Knowledge Infusion about how marketing executives can develop broader business skills for themselves and their teams and how HR can support that development.  It cites a study done by Forrester and Heidrick & Struggles titled The Evolved CMO. One of the main tenets is that two-thirds of CMOs surveyed have an overwhelming desire to gain business alignment through involvement in business strategy. Read More


6:27 pm

5 steps to walk with Fear, not letting it freeze you and your career

I coach my youngest son, a fifth grader, in traveling basketball. The team is enjoying themselves, are learning and growing nicely. A couple of weeks ago, we won our first tournament and had the chance this last weekend to win another, although I'm more focused on developing the capabilities of each of my players.Read More


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