Jacques Neatby

CEOs have always had to address conflicts between team members. But this task has grown as each new member comes aboard with a strategy to implement and an expectation that their priorities supersede all others. Health & Safety executives admonish peers who don’t put safety first. Talent executives insist colleagues make “people” their priority or risk an exodus of the best and brightest. Digital executives … [ Read more ]

The Ballooning Executive Team

Executive teams replete with functional experts (CFOs, CHROs, etc.) are so common today one forgets they were not always the norm. By some accounts, the average team size for large firms is now 10, double what it was 30 years ago. Although larger teams theoretically bring benefits, such as a diversity of perspectives, practical downsides have grown with team size. So what can a CEO … [ Read more ]