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Good Decisions Require More than Smarts

Good decisions drive organizations. It’s one of the CEO’s five main responsibilities, yet many take the wrong approach. Some attempt to make every little decision. Others procrastinate for fear of making a wrong decision. Still other CEOs act like a …

|27 Jun 2019

AppNeta CEO: It’s All About the Team

Unlike most chief executives, Matt Stevens always wanted to be a CEO. He took the tech route to the job, starting out as CTO before becoming CEO of network performance monitoring company AppNeta in 2014. Since then, he has put …

|04 Jun 2019

Minimizing Uncertainty by Dr. Tasha Eurich

This is a great story by organizational psychologist Dr. Tasha Eurich about workplace situations that trigger our reward/threat response (sometimes with funny results!). As the SCARF Model® explains, we try to minimize uncertainty in our environments. For example, in the …

|16 May 2019

Evolving Syncsort: CEO Q&A with Josh Rogers (Part 2)

In Part 1 of my Q&A with Syncsort CEO Josh Rogers, we covered his background and journey to the chief executive chair. In this second half, Josh discusses how he manages culture, acquisitions, communications, and his unique role as CEO …

|30 Apr 2019

Evolving Syncsort: CEO Q&A with Josh Rogers (Part 1)

Josh Rogers is CEO of Syncsort, a B2B software company that helps businesses organize their data. Since taking the helm in 2016, this first-timer has led three years of major growth, both organic and via nine acquisitions that have quadrupled …

|23 Apr 2019