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Tech Leadership, In So Many Words … #9 Mindset

Moving into technology leadership roles requires a fundamental change of mindset from being one of the team, to leading the ... Read more
Tech Leadership, Vulnerability - CTO Academy

Tech Leadership, In So Many Words … #8 Vulnerability

Vulnerability builds trust and elevates performance. It sits alongside empathy and authenticity as a triumvirate of the soft skills that ... Read more
Tech Leadership, Responsibility - CTO Academy

Tech Leadership, In So Many Words … #7 Responsibility

You have responsibilities and power as a leaderthat impacts directly on people’s lives Jack Welch formerly CEO at General Electrictalked ... Read more
Passion Led Us Here - CTO Academy

Why We Do, The Things We Do

We launched CTO Academy in 2019 and work with technology leaders to help them build the leadership and broader skill ... Read more
Technology Leadership, Ideas - CTO Academy

Tech Leadership, In So Many Words … #6 Ideas

The leader’s job isn’t to have all the ideas. It’s to make sure all the ideas are heard and that ... Read more
Technology Leadership, Trust - CTO Academy

Tech Leadership, In So Many Words … #5 Trust

We have all worked in places where the team doesn’t trust the leader. Where the leader doesn’t trust the team. ... Read more

Effective Tech Leaders, Anticipate The Need

What if you could anticipate every problem, issue or obstacle in life before they occurred? Effective tech leaders are able ... Read more
Tech Leadership, Empathy - CTO Academy

Tech Leadership, In So Many Words … #4 Empathy

What empathy is and should be ... is understanding an employee’s struggles, appreciating a person’s point of view and engaging ... Read more

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