There is some form of management reality beyond the “100 days” journalistic cliché: How does an incoming executive make an impact in a new role? What are the real timeframes to look at, and what can be expected and over what horizon? What are the key issues that should raise a red flag during the first few months in a new senior position? and those which can be ignored?
It is one thing – complex enough – to lead and deliver the cyber security transformation of an organisation that has reached the point where it knows it needs to change, but it is another one – equally complex – to create the condition for such realisation to take place.
Leadership is about goal-achieving – not about skill sets, personality or leadership gene-nonsense. And leadership is not management or even people administration. Because of this very difference CIOs/CDOs fail from time to time.
Look to a dictionary definition and you’ll find something that says “a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something” synonyms for trust would be words like belief, faith, certainty, assurance, conviction, credence and reliance....