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Radical Transparency + ‘No Spin’ = The Secret Formula of a Happy CEO

I am just leaving another Board of Directors (BoD) meeting and I am so thrilled for the CEO, CIO and Board.

This was another example of a CIO working very hard to deliver value to his BoD. I think he won because he adhered to four focus points:

  1. Radical Transparency always wins in IT Security.
  2. Courage and Truth trumps ego and bravado.
  3. Visualizing complexity and solution options beats words with non-technical smart people.
  4. Transparency without a ‘dig out’ plan of action is foolish.

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