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Editor’s Note: On a recent webinar hosted by Chief Executive Group, AlixPartners’ Ted Bililies answered questions from the audience about leading organizations through the Covid crisis’or any crisis, for that matter. In times of stress, “leaders often unconsciously respond with behaviors that act counterintuitively to the necessary actions that need to be taken,” says Bililies,
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We’ve all felt overwhelmed during a hectic workday, particularly in our age of constant connectivity. In fact, 40% of workers report their job is “very” or “extremely” stressful. During moments when we must contend with high demand and tight deadlines, quality can be sacrificed in the name of efficiency, creating a lose-lose situation for businesses
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The COVID-19 pandemic, though devastating, is a surprisingly useful lever for improving a company’s resilience in the face not only of infectious disease, but also of other more common shocks, including cyberattacks, floods, fires, hurricanes, earthquakes, economic downturns and climate change. For CEOs, the deadly coronavirus has instilled valuable lessons in risk management and continuity
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Supply chains throughout our economy will experience volatile shock waves of product supply and demand over the next year or more. Most companies’ automated supply chain systems are incapable of handling this level of volatility. This will create chaos in both customer fulfillment and supplier replenishment unless managers adopt a completely different way of managing
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CEOs have been prominent amid the pandemic, huddling with President Trump, protecting their employees from harm if possible, conferring with industry colleagues about collective responses and, in many cases, sharing glimpses of their home life with colleagues via Zoom meetings. One big thing CEOs haven’t been doing: Objecting vociferously to the government-ordered shutdowns of their
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A recent Forrester report laid bare some harsh realities IT teams face across organizations: Legacy tools are paralyzing digital transformation, thwarting businesses’ abilities to meet the growing demand for always-on services. While old technologies hamstring the ability to scale services to meet the pandemic-era needs of businesses and consumers, there’s also questions as to whether
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Signed into law on March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aide, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) provides access to loans and loan guarantees from the United States Treasury to various businesses. Not surprisingly, such financial support comes with strings, some of which impact executive compensation and careers. The Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) •
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Elon Musk’s Howard Beale moment this week’over re-opening of the Tesla factory in Fremont, California’has added yet another chapter to one of the most truly spectacular and riveting business careers in history. Musk’s defiance of California governments’ stay-at-home orders also gives America’s governors even more to think about once they pivot from managing their own
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The Indian School of Business (ISB) has officially received accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), making it the 100th School in the world to achieve the ’triple crown’ of accreditations from AMBA, EQUIS, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). With its AMBA accreditation, ISB joins other leading institutions including The
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With so many out of work right now, and looking, I think it’s more important than ever that your next employer be the one that is…THE ONE! Historically, the barometer used to judge a successful business has been the traditional financial indicators: Gross / Net Revenue / Operating Profit / Earnings Per Share, etc., and
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It looks like the business world is in a relational crisis, in spite of the endless efforts in people-centered management, covered in a multitude of models for continuous improvement. There is an increasing number of employees in organizations who cannot find meaning in their jobs anymore. In local or international companies, the gap between the
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Over the past twenty years, I’ve had the opportunity to coach some of the most accomplished women in the financial services industry.  Many told me they retained me because, having been an award-winning fund manager prior to starting my executive coaching business, they felt I could relate to the wide range of roles they played
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Yesterday I could hear kids in the background during my telephone conversation with a managing director working remotely from home. While his kids were probably vying for his attention, I believe with absolute sincerity that this individual’s focus was to unravel my concern. I immediately recognized how purpose-driven and committed he was. Not once did
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In order to live a life of stress-less success, it’s helpful to gain clarity about what you actually want to achieve. Are you facing challenges because of job uncertainty in today’s uncertain climate? Now more than ever it’s important to consider these breakthroughs in goal setting and achievement. These are the strategies for success that
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