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Moving on to a portfolio life

Moving on a portfolio life   Author: Philip Beddows , Partner, The Silk Road Partnership   July 2012 An original and shorter version of this article was published in The Boardroom Magazine: September 2007. This more recent contribution to the topic was written in 2012 A personal business / career plan is as important as a business strategy for director-level executives, says Philip Beddows No senior boardroom executive gets through his or her career without having written, implemented and overseen a business plan or corporate strategy. However, I have yet to meet one who has as clearly a defined strategy for their career as they have for their business. Some may say, why should this matter – the only personal strategy a senior person should need is to over-deliver against the shareholders’ expectations on the bottom line? However the rapid pace of Corporate life means that CEOs, along