Forum Discussion Topics:
5 Risky Imbalances that Keep Leaders from the Business Results they Expect
Often the simplest principles create conditions for success. Balance is one those principles.
Since the pandemic, you have had to constantly react to relentless disruptions: safety protocols, hybrid work, supply chain, energy, inflation, recession, talent shortages, rising wages, global economic and geopolitical uncertainty. Any combination of these external headwinds can throw companies off balance. Off-balance tech teams, leaders and organizations cannot move forward in a proactive way toward business goals. Constantly having to react, and regain ground is not healthy for growth nor transformation. Instead it disrupts and impedes progress. In short, constantly having to react to crises and regain ground is not healthy for transformation.
Here’s how to fix it: mitigate risks you can control. Here are 5 key imbalances to focus on, and action steps CIOs can take:
- Staffing for Effective Execution
- DEI Accountability and Diverse Thinking
- Hybrid Team Leadership
- Board and leader misalignment
- Customer listening and loyalty
Denise will use audience input to guide the focus of the top 1 or 2 imbalances to address in your session and provide most relevant takeaways.