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Diary of an Accidental CTO: Leadership Mistakes

Mostafa Khattab is CTO at Wakecap Technologies in Dubai. He is sharing with us some of his journey of what we describe ... Read more

Nurture Your Future Leaders, Ahead Of Schedule

Identifying and nurturing the future leaders in your organisation should be close to the top of your strategic “to do” ... Read more

How to build trust with an inherited team

Moving into a new company or new role with an established team can be a challenge. Amplify that challenge if ... Read more
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What is a Chief Technology Officer?

A Chief Technology Officer is a technical leadership role with many variables, business goals, corporate strategy, team members, technical vision, ... Read more
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Confidence in Leadership : What is it good for?

Confidence is a complex leadership issue. How do you build it in yourself and your team? How do you spot ... Read more

CTO Academy : How we manage the CEO: CTO Dynamic

Inspiration for this article arrived via feedback from one of our mentees, who is grappling with what can best be ... Read more

9 Reasons Why Great Engineers, Can Become Terrible CTOs

These are some of the reasons why some very talented developers, don't always make good CTOs and the skill set ... Read more
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Guide To Communicating With Non-Technical Customers

Some combinations just don’t work …. Mango and Peanut Butter; AOL and Time Warner; And historically, technologists and customers. But ... Read more

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