Is CEO pay too high?

Is CEO pay too high? The Wall Street Journal reported that Larry Ellison is the world’s highest paid CEO having earned over $1.8 billion in the previous decade.  This example and of other high paid CEOs has led to a barrage of criticism and comparisons between what a CEO earns and that of an average employee. These comparisons however miss the point. …

How do you deliver a corporate turnaround on a multi $ billion dollar service business?

How to deliver a significant corporate turnaround and how to create a £3 billion value business by focusing on creating value for your clients Andy Homer is a CEO who can share with you the secrets of delivering a successful corporate turnaround of a large-scale business. Andy is one of the pillars of the UK insurance industry, with a career …

How do you double shareholder value in difficult circumstances?

How do you double shareholder value of a service business in a year? With the ups and downs of the business cycle, every firm will eventually face the challenge of growing shareholder value when industry conditions are becoming increasingly hostile. Joe Ripp discusses how he addressed issues of increasing cost effectiveness, revenue growth and client service in leading a mid-sized …

What can you do to avoid your clients’ procurement projects taking out 13% operating margin from your most profitable contracts?

How to defend your most valuable contracts from aggressive procurement strategies that could eliminate your entire profits and cash flow There is an old story about the scorpion and the frog that were threatened by a flash flood drowning them both unless the frog could carry the scorpion to the other side of the river to safety before the flash …

The key reasons why CIOs get fired and what to do about them

You’re now CIO – welcome to the hot seat! The CIO is probably the hottest seat on the “C” suite in terms of pressure and demands and that gets reflected in terms of a short tenure in the job. As individuals, they are typically bright, intelligent, hard-working and committed – and yet when you visit the offices of their colleagues …