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Karin Hurt & David Dye, Authors, Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul

The board cares about winning and this guy is helping you win. He gets it done. It's hard to argue with the results. So what if he's ruffling a few feathers... with his team, with his peers, with HR, with IT? Does it really matter if his team “likes” him? This is business.

The better he does, the better you look. And so you choose to look the other way, shrug your shoulders and chalk it up to the cost of genius.

It’s an astonishing statistic, but roughly two out of three change initiatives fail to meet their stated targets.  This is significant since most companies must undertake moderate organizational changes at least once a year (and major changes every four or five years) due to disruption from technology, their industry and/or the competition.

Warren Davey, Executive Vice President, GTreasury

Okay, contestants. Time for the two-part Final Jeopardy answer…or the 14th “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” question…or, if you’re really ancient, the $64,000 Question:  

Q.  What do Hammurabi, Moses, Gouverneur Morris, and a 2017 Corporate Treasurer have in common?

A.  Policies

Q. What does the 2017 Corporate Treasurer have that those three giants of human history did not have” (Hint: It would have made their jobs a while lot easier.)

A. Technology!

You didn’t win? Sorry, better luck next time. Now Alex (Trebek), Meredith (Viera), or Hal (March), will explain.

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