Financial Savings Only an Interim Executive Can Deliver

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Research estimates that a company can lose over $1,000,000 in lost opportunity costs by a missing senior executive. That can severely impact the organization and set them back several months or even years. However, there is a remedy and that is an interim executive. A company that suddenly finds itself without an executive in charge […]

Interim Executives Save Time and Money

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Interim executives not only save companies in trouble, but they also have the potential to add value. By providing financial savings and time flexibility, they allow organizations to continue growing and achieving their targets. Interim Executives Provide Stability Usually when executives leave their posts, they are contractually bound to notify the company up to a […]

How Interim Executives Can Find Their Career Sweet Spot

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When time disappears and the mind focuses on the task at hand, you’re in your zone. You feel the flow. You’re “unconscious,” as they say in sports. When you feel this way, you’ve found your sweet spot, that magical coalescence of effort and interest. When prospective interim executives reflect on their past accomplishments, they can […]

Interim Executives: A Strategy for Success

Sales. Profits. New customer base. Existing customer base. Growth. Stability. Renewal. CEOs are in charge of developing strategies for meeting business objectives for all of these. Increasingly, companies are hiring top-tier interim executives to optimize business operations. Interim Executives: An Immediate Impact Some CEOs operate under the premise that they should only use interim executives […]

Interim Executives Can Impact Company Culture

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Many current news stories about fair treatment and equity in society are reminders to take those issues head-on in the workplace. When interim executives take new jobs, they can set the tone for a company culture that’s both inclusive and productive. Interim Executives Set Clear Expectations When a new executive enters a company, it is […]

Interim Executives Offer Long-term Benefits

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SMW‘s interim executives do work that is temporary by nature. The manager steps into an organization for a fixed time period, oversees a transition, delivers the company’s goals, and then exits. Although the interim’s time is limited, his or her impact can be lasting. Defining Roles and Responsibilities of Interim Executives An interim executive’s results […]

Leadership Style of an Interim Executive

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Interim executives lead differently than your traditional CEO or CFO. They have limited time and work in a high-pressure environment, producing results that take the typical executive months to plan. Their unique leadership style is one of the biggest reasons why they’re able to deliver on their promises quickly and superbly. Proven leadership style equals […]

The Interim Executive First Client Meeting Agenda: Create Relationships, Not Clients

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The first client meeting for an interim executive is the best place to take the first steps in creating a fruitful working relationship. Listen to their needs. Hear their concerns. Begin building trust from the start. With this in mind, SMW Partners eases you into the process. A First Client Meeting Sells the Interim Executive’s Skill Set Many people find […]

How Does SMW Build Its Network of Interim Executives?

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Our executives and clients often ask how we staff such a wide variety of roles. One quick answer is that we maintain a vast network of experts we match with companies in the market for interim management or consultation. We also foster relationships and connect interim executives with clients based on their specific needs. How […]