The difference between How engineers think CTOs spend their time vs how they actually spend their time

How people THINK a CTO spends their time:

75% coding/building stuff for deployment
25% Being the know it all Alpha Geek

How strategic CTOs ACTUALLY spend their time:

35% tech/business strategy, vision, direction setting
15% budgets and costs of deployments
25% leading, influencing, and inspiring people
20% strategic internal and external stakeholders relationships negotiations
5% tech and product innovation

How else does a CTO spend their time?

#cto #reengineeringleadership

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Adelina Chalmers a.k.a The Geek Whisperer

Helps Engineers who are Leaders (CEO/ CTO/ VP) get buy-in from their peers/teams/investors by transforming Communication techniques into Algorithms