The new year is a great time for business planning, including evaluating and reducing the significant risk that IT failures pose to our businesses. We do this formally by creating four IT plans: business continuity plan; disaster recovery plan; security policy; data breach/incident response plan.
Much has been written about the ways in which collaboration can benefit the workplace. In a recent , Mary Lorenz discusses the breakthrough approach to collaboration presented by . Thea worked with dozens of business leaders in Silicon Valley to identify the ways they manage to successfully grow groups, strengthen alliances and boost the potential of their teams.
If the CFO’s role is to drive results around financial performance and reporting but you are dependent on so many external factors, functions and roles to be successful how can you ever win?
“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong learning attempt to acquire it.”
~ Albert Einstein
Lifelong learning has long been understood to be a critical success factor. But today, it’s taken on even greater importance.
Planning is a cornerstone of leadership and a foundational competency required for success in today’s complex and uncertain business environment. Love it or hate it (and plenty of managers and supervisors do hate it), planning is a non-negotiable priority for anyone responsible for driving results.