Make or Break Your Business Strategy - May CEO Roundtable

Friday, May 6, 2022 (7:30 AM - 9:00 AM) (PDT)


Five factors that will make or break your business strategy this year

A major part of any executive’s job is to create a work environment that supports success, especially in times of stress and uncertainty. Employees need their leaders to understand and engineer the factors that support a strong team. It can be a game-changer when we find a framework that helps us to talk about and act on these factors. Our discussion in May will focus on one framework that helped this month’s facilitator, Kate Fagan Taylor, successfully build a tech company with a resilient and collaborative culture. Kate has summarized key points about the model in a blog post that you can read ahead, so you can join the Roundtable ready to discuss:

Kate posted a brief video to introduce our May topic at   One question she’s inviting everyone to think about ahead of time is: what’s one story that you find yourself telling people to help them understand the identity of your company, and what makes it unique?

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Presenter's Profile: Kate Fagan Taylor:

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Kate Fagan Taylor is an organizational culture strategist who helps executives and organizations fulfill their potential. Kate has led strategy and business transformations in the technology sector, not-for-profits and Crown agencies, the academic sector, the health sector, and government organizations. With a graduate degree in values-based leadership and 20 years of experience as an executive and strategist, Kate is dedicated to being a catalyst for meaningful change both within leaders and with their organizations. Her specialty is designing successful culture strategies for growing companies. Kate led the startup of the Health Data Coalition, a technology company that enabled data-sharing across BC.  She directed Executive Talent Management for the BC Public Service where she led its leadership development strategy. Kate also served as Executive Director for BC’s Crown Agency Resource Office, and led collaborative initiatives to support system and culture change in the BC Ministry of Health and Ministry of Advanced Education. Previously, Kate was Executive Director of the Queenswood Retreat Centre, and for ten years designed and facilitated experiential group learning at the University of Victoria.

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