The Gatekeeper Blog
Insights into the chief of staff role
How to Build Sustainable Business Advantage in a World Where Great is No Longer Good Enough
Leaders must elevate and embed a continuous learning mindset. Going beyond great challenges many implicit and explicit assumptions about what it takes to succeed and thrive.
How CEOs can win the fight and transform to win the future.
CEOs should not allow the focus on near-term profits and competitiveness to obscure the need to transform the business in order to win the future.
The Heart of CEO Effectiveness
Effective CEO staffs represent the CEO, the company, and the brand to the board, associates, customers, vendors, and the world with every interaction.
The End of Bureaucracy, Again?
Despite the model’s popularity, the effectiveness of bureaucracy has increasingly been called into question because of structural changes in the business environment.
CEOs Reflect on Leadership in Perilous Times
CEOs have been forced to find new signals to understand the business, markets, and overall economy during the pandemic.
How Transformative CEOs Lead in a Crisis
CEOs that use a reliable set of measures for transformation can help their companies stabilise revenue, unlock growth, reduce costs and become more agile.
Becoming an all-weather company
As we have seen time and again, if good times last long enough, it becomes hard to justify investments to ameliorate the bad times—efficiency becomes prized over resilience.
It’s Go Time for Digital Transformation
Chiefs of Staff are instrumental in the success of their organizations which helps explain why there are so many of them in the world today.