Managing Talent Risk: Beyond Head Count & Org Charts

  DEFINITION: Talent Risk is defined as the potential for gaps between your current technical/professional capacity – the people who perform critical tasks within your organization – and what yo … Read More
By Sonja Gustafson Mar 20, 2018

Facing Talent Shortage As A CTO – With Confidence

We’ve worked with many CTOs and CIOs in the last few years, and consistently hear a familiar complaint from companies that focus on technology: a persistent shortage in talent. Although there are many fac … Read More
By Sonja Gustafson Jan 23, 2018

The Lost Piece of Enterprise Risk Management

Successful organizations are almost always led by executives who implement cohesive plans to mitigate possible risk, regardless of how bad or unlikely it may be. Enterprise risk management, also known as ER … Read More
By Sonja Gustafson Aug 29, 2017

Corporate Boards Can Lead on Managing Talent Risk

In my new book on managing talent risk (get your copy here), I want to set a clear standard for how corporate leaders can talk to each other about talent risk. It is clear that this conversation needs to … Read More
By Steve Trautman Jul 13, 2017

A Practical List to Help Measure, Assess, and Manage Talent Risk

One of the most common myths I encounter revolves around the “people part” of business. The misconception is that the risks associated with the biggest investment many companies make every day (headcoun … Read More
By Steve Trautman Jun 22, 2017

Who Is Slowing You Down? Understanding “Pacers” Part 2

  In my last post, I introduce the concept of “pacers,” the handful of individuals in your organization who are needed so often and by so many that they are literally slowing your top … Read More
By Steve Trautman Jun 13, 2017
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